Attack code bug-finder gets no credit from Microsoft

When a hacker going by the name Chujwamwdupe published attack code that exploited a recently patched bug in Microsoft Office 2003 earlier this week, it looked almost as if he were publishing the software out of spite.At the top of his submission, Chujwamwdupe wrote about an e-mail informing him that "Unfortunately, Microsoft has refused to […]

When a hacker going by the name Chujwamwdupe published attack code that exploited a recently patched bug in Microsoft Office 2003 earlier this week, it looked almost as if he were publishing the software out of spite.

At the top of his submission, Chujwamwdupe wrote about an e-mail informing him that "Unfortunately, Microsoft has refused to credit you using the name you requested."

"What's wrong with 'chujwamwdupe', eh?" the hacker asked.

Well quite a lot, it turns out, if you live in Poland, where it refers explicitly to a form of sexual intercourse.

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Microsoft, Security, Vulnerability, Exploit, Bug, Hacker, White Hacker, Office 2003