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

Visa opens up to developers

Visa opens up to developers

Extensive set of APIs released.
Feb 5 2016 10:30AM
Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Hadoop, MapReduce study captured data.
Feb 5 2016 6:16AM
Power disruption downed GitHub

Power disruption downed GitHub

Not a DoS attack, but recovery was complicated.
Feb 4 2016 11:41AM
Comodo 'secure' web browser turns off web security

Comodo 'secure' web browser turns off web security

Digital certs and security vendor lambasted by Google Project X.
Feb 3 2016 6:30PM
Google patches multiple critical flaws in Android

Google patches multiple critical flaws in Android

Older Nexus devices left without updates.
Feb 3 2016 6:19AM
Europe to build exascale supercomputer prototype

Europe to build exascale supercomputer prototype

Consortium of 12 bets on ARM-based design.
Feb 2 2016 6:32AM
Microsoft trials underwater data centres

Microsoft trials underwater data centres

Four months in the sea with Project Natick.
Feb 2 2016 4:53AM
Obama plans billion-dollar spend on computer science in US schools

Obama plans billion-dollar spend on computer science in US schools

Ambitious Computer Science for All program launched.
Feb 1 2016 9:34AM
OpenSSL fixes high-severity key recovery hole

OpenSSL fixes high-severity key recovery hole

Further hardening against "Logjam" attack included in update.
Jan 29 2016 9:25AM
Oracle to withdraw Java browser plug-ins

Oracle to withdraw Java browser plug-ins

End of days for controversial product.
Jan 29 2016 9:00AM
Apple recalls wall charger power adaptors

Apple recalls wall charger power adaptors

Australia and NZ caught up in electrocution risk.
Jan 29 2016 6:35AM
Basslink still searching for cable fault

Basslink still searching for cable fault

Tassie comms to be disrupted for next two months.
Jan 28 2016 2:23PM
World's next internet protocol under development

World's next internet protocol under development

Network protocols need to evolve for 5G.
Jan 28 2016 12:08PM
Satellite failure caused global GPS timing anomaly

Satellite failure caused global GPS timing anomaly

Created 13 microsecond error.
Jan 28 2016 11:17AM
Lenovo used '12345678' as filesharing tool password

Lenovo used '12345678' as filesharing tool password

Researchers find easy entry for attackers.
Jan 27 2016 11:59AM
Microsoft's Azure Stack hybrid cloud enters technical preview

Microsoft's Azure Stack hybrid cloud enters technical preview

Feature-limited first version to land on Saturday.
Jan 27 2016 11:53AM
Magento plugs 'dangerous' cross-scripting hole

Magento plugs 'dangerous' cross-scripting hole

Patch to close multiple vulnerabilities.
Jan 27 2016 6:51AM
Microsoft cuts short support for downgraded Windows Skylake PCs

Microsoft cuts short support for downgraded Windows Skylake PCs

List of affected hardware revealed.
Jan 25 2016 10:00AM
More Fortinet products found with Secure Shell backdoors

More Fortinet products found with Secure Shell backdoors

Unintentional consequence of device management feature.
Jan 25 2016 6:48AM
Enterprise AV devices contain secret backdoor

Enterprise AV devices contain secret backdoor

Remote access possible, Australian clients affected.
Jan 22 2016 10:16AM

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