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News Scan: Major security threats ignored; Linux pros gain the upper hand; more

The top news stories for March 18, 2014.

News Scan: Android's enterprise expansion; Get ready for Cyber Friday; More

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/19 including: Android's market share growth, the shift between Black Friday and Cyber Friday, the mobility market in the Asia-Pacific to double by 2017, the future of M2M connections and the latest from Linux.

Report: How Linux is used in the enterprise

To understand how the open-source Linux operating system is being deployed within the enterprise, a study sponsored by SUSE quizzed 167 IT professionals on their use of Linux.

The WiFi Pineapple makes it easy to hack wireless devices

The WiFi Pineapple is designed to exploit how most Wi-Fi devices automatically reconnect to wireless access points that they have previously connected to.

New malware uses Windows EFS to stymie security researchers

Researchers from security vendor Symantec have discovered a new malware that makes use of the Encrypting File System feature in Windows for the expressed purpose of stymieing forensic analysis

Spotlight: Hortonworks expands big data ecosystem with Windows

There has been a lot of movement on the financial side of the big data ecosystem, with recent IPOs, such as Tableau's, and the myriad of companies attracting new venture capital funding, but the market really begins to move when users have options and when the ubiquity of big data expands across platforms.