Juha Saarinen

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Juha Saarinen has been covering the technology sector since the mid-1990s for publications around the world. He has been writing for iTnews since 2010 and also contributes to the New Zealand Herald, the Guardian and Wired's Threat Level section. He is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Google



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MSN hit by large exploit kit malvertising campaign  
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Angler EK used to plant ransomware and ad fraud code.
 
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libµTP receives patch against traffic reflection abuse.
 
Github back online after denial of service attack 
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Unknown attackers down code repository.
 
Close door on TOR or face liability for threats: researchers 
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Businesses warned to get proactive against anonymising network.
 
Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Seeks input on initial criteria.
 
iiNet records bumper numbers in last-ever results 
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Revenue and subscriber numbers up year-on-year.
 
Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs 
Aug 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Metallic keys on PIN pads recommended.
 
Windows Server 2016 preview debuts containers 
Aug 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Deployed and managed by open source Docker tools.
 
Urgent out-of-band patch released for Internet Explorer 
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Adobe settles giant 2013 data breach class action suit 
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Compensation not disclosed.
 
BitTorrent can be exploited for large-scale DoS attacks 
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Apple OS X hit by new zero-day 
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Proof of concept released without notifying Apple.
 
Apple adds Win10 support for Boot Camp 
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OS X Yosemite required.
 
US telco field tests 10Gbps FTTP service 
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Lenovo rootkit loaded bloatware onto clean Windows installs  
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Infosec pros hit back over new UK software export controls 
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Calc.exe exploit demos exempted from guidelines.
 
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