I don't really need the source to find and exploit bugs.
Well, it sure helps!
Who remembers figuring out Procomm Plus for the first time? Usenet? Trumpet Winsock?
Trumpet Winsock, yes!
It helped me back in the 90's to ICMP flood others in IRC networks
I'm sorry about that now...not!
This is clearly another case of too many mad scientists, and not enough hunchbacks.