Ikee worm author gets job at iPhone app firm

Graham Cluley
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The author of the world’s first iPhone worm must be feeling pretty chirpy today, because he’s managed to get himself a job as an iPhone application developer.

21-year-old Australian Ashley Towns, revealed that he was going to join mogeneration (What is it with companies who insist on being spelt in lowercase? Does anyone really think that looks cutting-edge anymore?) on his Twitter feed earlier today.

mogeneration (There! Look how daft that looks..) have developed a number of different iPhone apps including Lingopal, Xumii, and the kid’s game Moo Shake! Funnily enough, mogeneration…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.