Security vendors have been producing mobile security products for Android first, with Apple's iOS users getting reduced features or simply not being catered for; however, this isn't necessarily due to Apple being more secure or Android being less so, according to AVG security evangelist Lloyd Borrett.
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The creator of the 'ikee' worm, which replaced the wallpaper of jailbroken iPhones with a picture of Rick Astley, has been hired by Australian app developers Mogeneration
Ashley Towns, the Australian behind the ikee iPhone worm that replaced the background picture of insecure jailbroken iPhones, has reportedly been hired by Sydney company mogeneration.
In a similar fashion to the relatively benign ikee virus that was recently released, another iPhone virus is targeting jailbroken Australian devices and builds botnet functionality into it, according to computer security firm, Sophos.
The 'ikee' worm replaces the infected device's background picture with an image of Rick Astley.
The 'ikee' worm replaces the infected device's background picture with an image of Rick Astley
An Australian has released a virus for the Apple iPhone, ikee, which replaces the infected device's background picture with an image of Rick Astley.
Antivirus software maker AVG has outlined plans to deliver malware protection for the iPhone by the end of 2010. Is it needed, and will it ruin the iPhone experience?
Paris-based computer security firm Intego late last week said it had released the first antivirus software for Apple's iPhone handset.
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The first iPhone Trojan has been seen in the wild, according to security vendors.
If the iPhone takes off, the overall penetration of OS X will skyrocket and attract some serious attention from malware writers.