AMNews: HP Rolls Out New Security Tools, Huawei Increasing Workforce in UK, FBI Shuts Down Coreflood Botnet

HP has rolled out a new suite of security and service tools to make it easier for organisations to manage and run applications on the cloud. According to the company, the new HP Application Portfolio Management (APM) software-as-a-service platform will allow IT administrators to decide which applications to keep and which to throw out.

Millennial Media has come up with new figures in terms of the money making capability on different mobile operating systems, looking at revenue from apps as well as number of ads viewed.

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is planning to double its workforce in the UK in the next three years, the company has said. The company plans to add 500 more IT professionals in its device and enterprise businesses at its UK headquarters in Basingstoke.

Cyber sleuths over at the US Federal Bureau of Investigation have shut down the notorious Coreflood botnet after taking over its command and control servers. The FBI, who had to procure permission from a US judge, launched a massive assault on the botnet to bring it down; similar to how the Dutch police did to incapacitate the Bredolab botnet.

Lenovo has released a cloud connecting client that allows its laptops and desktops to access cloud-based web applications in a secure environment. The company has introduced the software in its ThinkPad laptops and ThinkCentre line of desktop computers which are primarily used by business clients.