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AMNews: Duqu C&C Wiped Clean, Nokia Lumia 800 on O2, Cisco Cius Tablet, CTIA Mobile App Rating

Hackers behind the Duqu spying botnet have shut down their operations and deleted all files from their command and control centres it has been claimed. According security software vendor and researcher Kaspersky Labs, the hackers have deleted all the files from the 12 known command and control centres of the Duqu botnet on November 20.

O2 has announced it will be carrying the Windows Phone 7 based Nokia Lumia 800 handset, despite previously not listing the phone. Nokia launched the Lumia 800 at the end of October, from their annual symposium Nokia World.

Cisco is planning to add two new models to its Cius enterprise tablet device range. The company said that even though the Cius tablet has not managed to take the consumer market by storm, enterprise users have shown considerable interest.

Research in Motion (RIM) will soon be getting ESRB rating apps. The App World of BlackBerry will very soon implement a system where developers can rate their creations suitable for teen, general, adult audience or mature audiences. The default rating is a G rating. Teen ratings will be set automatically for those that fit in a few specific keywords and category criteria.

Apple and Google have refused to take part in an app-rating system. The CTIA, a wireless industry group and the Entertainment Software Rating Board have launched a platform which allows app developers to rate their applications to let users know the kind of content the apps offer.