Ashley Towns: iPhone Hacker Gets 'Death Threats' For First-Ever iPhone Worm

Ashley Towns: iPhone Hacker Behind Phone's First-Ever Worm

When 21-year-old Ashley Towns released the very first iPhone virus from his home in Wollongong a week ago he was not anticipating death threats, media interviews or job offers.

But he says he got all three in one day after an audacious viral security"experiment" got out of hand, pushing Rick Astley's face onto hundreds of iPhone screens and making headlines around the world.

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