From AndyITGuy who summed it up perfectly:
Per the article above "Now he's one of the first victims of such an attack.
"It's funny," he said. "I got owned."*
Yeah, real funny.
* There's lots of thrashing going on as to the veracity of HD's quote rearding being owned. Regardless of the theatrics involved, it's interesting food for thought when the result of exploit research might be turned against the researcher...