Interestingly, Travis Rowland, CEO of ExqSoft Solution, was quick to publicize Mooney's signing:
In my opinion, ExqSoft Solutions was utterly irresponsible in offering Mooney the job and publicizing his acceptance -- less than a week after the first wave of attacks.
The last thing we want is a legion of other kids exploiting software and Websites in the hope they, too, might be rewarded with a job offer.
Graham Cluley is senior technology consultant at Sophos, and has been working in the computer security field since the early 1990s. When he's not updating his other blog on the Sophos website you can find him on Twitter at @gcluley. Special to Dark Reading.