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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Android bug leaves a billion phones open to attack 
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Former top US security officials oppose encryption backdoors 
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Bad idea, ex-Homeland Security and NSA bosses say.
 
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Only Google Account needed from now on.
 
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Google joins chorus against infosec export controls proposal 
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Information sharing on security issues must be allowed.
 
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Skype users plagued by ongoing bogus messages 
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Advised to change passwords on Skype, linked Microsoft accounts.
 
UK considers ten-year prison term for file sharers 
Jul 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Stronger stance on copyright infringement.
 
Infosec firms oppose 'misguided' exploit export controls 
Jul 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Claim new rules will put the world at greater risk.
 
Oracle pushes massive critical patch update for July 
Jul 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pawn Storm zero day hole plugged.
 
AWS releases virtual Android app testing environment 
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Automated simulation for scores of devices in the cloud.
 
Hacking Team vows to continue with new spyware 
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Claims not all source code was leaked.
 
AWS offers API Gateway for back-ends in the cloud 
Jul 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
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Experts protest Aussie law banning crypto export 
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Defence Trade Controls Act threatens to "criminalise" cryptology.
 
DDoS attack downs iiNet services 
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Lengthy weekend outage.
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