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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Syrian Electronic Army attacks high-profile media sites 
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US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware 
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GSM networks targeted.
 
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Cable itself not tapped, CEO says.
 
The failure of the antivirus industry 
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[Blog post] Insights from AVAR 2014.
 
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AWS ups storage ante with 5TB Zocalo files 
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Mobile clients get upgrades.
 
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Vodafone would sell Australian operation 'for the right price' 
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Updated: Telco boss Colao invites offers for non-core assets.
 
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EFF to launch free digital cert authority 
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Getting tricked into playing social roulette 
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[Blog post] Defences against social engineering are failing.
 
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