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

Microsoft to axe thousands in new job cuts round

Microsoft to axe thousands in new job cuts round

Nadella targets smartphone business again.
Jul 29 2016 10:20AM
Xen patches critical guest privilege escalation bug

Xen patches critical guest privilege escalation bug

'Bunker buster' flaw mirrors older vulnerability.
Jul 29 2016 9:00AM
Google hardens the Linux kernel in Android

Google hardens the Linux kernel in Android

Memory protections and attack surface reductions.
Jul 28 2016 1:11PM
LastPass fixes critical browser extension bugs

LastPass fixes critical browser extension bugs

Researcher says password managers are still safer than recycling.
Jul 28 2016 8:30AM
Big-name wireless keyboards open to silent eavesdropping

Big-name wireless keyboards open to silent eavesdropping

Keysniffer vulnerability easily exploited.
Jul 27 2016 11:00AM
Europol, Intel and Kaspersky launch anti-ransomware project

Europol, Intel and Kaspersky launch anti-ransomware project

Will provide decryptors and preventative advice.
Jul 26 2016 12:00PM
Car makers issue cybersecurity best practice guide

Car makers issue cybersecurity best practice guide

Global experts gather to bed down core principles for the future.
Jul 26 2016 9:03AM
Ericsson boss booted after dire results

Ericsson boss booted after dire results

Time is up for telco tech supplier chief.
Jul 25 2016 6:20PM
Rowland takes over shadow comms from Clare

Rowland takes over shadow comms from Clare

Shorten announces new shadow cabinet.
Jul 25 2016 10:25AM
Snowden working on smartphone anti-surveillance device

Snowden working on smartphone anti-surveillance device

Teams up with hacker to build prototype.
Jul 22 2016 6:27AM
Dell SonicWall GMS comes with hidden backdoor

Dell SonicWall GMS comes with hidden backdoor

Multiple vulnerabilities in firewall management and reporting console.
Jul 21 2016 11:21AM
Microsoft ordered to stop collecting French Win10 user data

Microsoft ordered to stop collecting French Win10 user data

OS not compliant with France's data protection laws.
Jul 21 2016 10:46AM
Oracle releases biggest-ever security update

Oracle releases biggest-ever security update

Covers 159 flaws that can be remotely exploited without creds.
Jul 21 2016 9:41AM
Aussie site caught up in CryptXXX ransomware-spreading campaign

Aussie site caught up in CryptXXX ransomware-spreading campaign

Dunlop's site compromised, users redirected to exploit kit.
Jul 20 2016 11:41AM
'Thousands' of products vulnerable to code hooking abuse

'Thousands' of products vulnerable to code hooking abuse

Microsoft to patch hooking engine next month.
Jul 20 2016 6:29AM
How a hacker stole money from Google, Microsoft, and Facebook

How a hacker stole money from Google, Microsoft, and Facebook

Companies did not verify premium rate call back numbers.
Jul 19 2016 9:40AM
'Mothball' chemical promises quantum computing at room temperature

'Mothball' chemical promises quantum computing at room temperature

International effort to make quantum computing practical.
Jul 19 2016 7:20AM
Fifteen-year-old server-side bug opens up websites

Fifteen-year-old server-side bug opens up websites

Admins advised to block proxy request headers.
Jul 19 2016 6:08AM
Ubuntu user forums hack leaks millions of user details

Ubuntu user forums hack leaks millions of user details

Attacker took advantage of unpatched software.
Jul 18 2016 6:27AM
Tech leaders slam Donald Trump's presidency bid

Tech leaders slam Donald Trump's presidency bid

US and UK politicians butt heads with IT companies.
Jul 15 2016 11:55AM

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