Credit where credit is due.

QuickTime update credits several researchers.

An elvish gentleman of the Macalope's acquaintance writes to point out that Apple has once again failed to credit security researchers who found flaws in its products.

Well, except for Tom Ferris.

And Matt Slot.

And Jonathan 'Wolf' Rentzsch.

Uh, Tom Ferris again.

Oh. And David Vaartjes and iDefense VCP.

And Adam Gowdiak got some credit there.

Twice.

But no one on that last one!

C'mon, Apple!

Of course, they could have found that one on their own.

Hmm. Boy. Now the pointy one really kind of wonders what kind of a joker you'd have to be to not get credit.

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