Juha Saarinen

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

Recent articles by Juha Saarinen

Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy anti-XSS tool

Netflix releases Sleepy Puppy anti-XSS tool

Helps devs tackle common yet dangerous security problem.
Sep 4 2015 10:01AM
Australia emerges as source for DDoS attacks

Australia emerges as source for DDoS attacks

NBN connections abused for service disruption attacks.
Sep 4 2015 5:23AM
Apple-Samsung US court battle headed for fourth trial

Apple-Samsung US court battle headed for fourth trial

Hearing to work out damages scheduled for 2016.
Sep 3 2015 6:51AM
Tech giants band together for open source video codec

Tech giants band together for open source video codec

Aim to release free-to-use codec within two years.
Sep 2 2015 6:41AM
Hacking the hacking problem

Hacking the hacking problem

[Blog post] Putting kids in prison for internet crimes isn't working.
Sep 1 2015 2:50PM
Malware steals 225,000 Apple accounts on jailbroken devices

Malware steals 225,000 Apple accounts on jailbroken devices

KeyRaider distributed through Chinese Cydia repositories.
Sep 1 2015 6:12AM
British cops arrest six for using Lizard Stresser DDoS tool

British cops arrest six for using Lizard Stresser DDoS tool

Police embark on anti-DDoS education campaign.
Aug 31 2015 7:00AM
MSN hit by large exploit kit malvertising campaign

MSN hit by large exploit kit malvertising campaign

Angler EK used to plant ransomware and ad fraud code.
Aug 28 2015 9:20AM
BitTorrent plugs denial of service protocol vulnerability

BitTorrent plugs denial of service protocol vulnerability

libµTP receives patch against traffic reflection abuse.
Aug 28 2015 3:00AM
Github back online after denial of service attack

Github back online after denial of service attack

Unknown attackers down code repository.
Aug 27 2015 6:46AM
Close door on TOR or face liability for threats: researchers

Close door on TOR or face liability for threats: researchers

Businesses warned to get proactive against anonymising network.
Aug 27 2015 6:30AM
Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS

Linux Foundation starts security vetting program for FOSS

Seeks input on initial criteria.
Aug 26 2015 11:38AM
iiNet records bumper numbers in last-ever results

iiNet records bumper numbers in last-ever results

Revenue and subscriber numbers up year-on-year.
Aug 24 2015 6:38AM
Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs

Cheap thermal imagers can steal user PINs

Metallic keys on PIN pads recommended.
Aug 21 2015 9:45AM
Windows Server 2016 preview debuts containers

Windows Server 2016 preview debuts containers

Deployed and managed by open source Docker tools.
Aug 20 2015 2:04PM
Urgent out-of-band patch released for Internet Explorer

Urgent out-of-band patch released for Internet Explorer

Drive-by attacks possible with critical vulnerability.
Aug 19 2015 8:08AM
Microsoft releases MDOP with support for Windows 10

Microsoft releases MDOP with support for Windows 10

Enterprise tools updated.
Aug 19 2015 4:44AM
Adobe settles giant 2013 data breach class action suit

Adobe settles giant 2013 data breach class action suit

Compensation not disclosed.
Aug 17 2015 6:21PM
BitTorrent can be exploited for large-scale DoS attacks

BitTorrent can be exploited for large-scale DoS attacks

Up to 120 times traffic amplification.
Aug 17 2015 9:11AM
Apple OS X hit by new zero-day

Apple OS X hit by new zero-day

Proof of concept released without notifying Apple.
Aug 17 2015 5:53AM

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