Looking for source code for the ikee iPhone worm? Sorry

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Are you trying to find the source code for the ikee iPhone worm?

It seems a fair few people are, at least judging by the statistics I’ve seen for my blog today.

The raw statistics are apparently a closely guarded commercial secret (probably to be filed in a locked cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying “Beware of The Leopard”), but I am allowed to share with you the top keywords that folks around the world have used when stumbling upon my blog today:

You’ll notice it’s not “Rick Astley” or “Rickrolling” that people are searching for. Instead a hot search term which is bringing people to my website is “ikee source code”.

And that worries me. After all, who has an…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus 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 security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.