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

Database with 154 million US voter records left wide open

Database with 154 million US voter records left wide open

Contained sensitive, personally identifiable data.
Jun 24 2016 6:32AM
InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

Snagged device geolocation info without consent.
Jun 23 2016 10:49AM
Device rooting Android malware found in Google Play

Device rooting Android malware found in Google Play

Hundreds of thousands of devices infected.
Jun 23 2016 6:36AM
Meet the world's new most powerful supercomputer

Meet the world's new most powerful supercomputer

Chinese ten-million core Sunway TaihuLight top dog.
Jun 22 2016 11:50AM
Tech coalition seeks to halt US govt mass hacking law

Tech coalition seeks to halt US govt mass hacking law

Advocacy decries criminal procedure changes as dangerous.
Jun 22 2016 6:10AM
Citrix issues password reset after GoToMyPC hack

Citrix issues password reset after GoToMyPC hack

Sophisticated credentials attack.
Jun 21 2016 9:00AM
Ethereum tries to recover after million-dollar hack

Ethereum tries to recover after million-dollar hack

$67 million lifted from The DAO fund.
Jun 20 2016 11:39AM
Vodafone 4G availability catches up with Telstra: survey

Vodafone 4G availability catches up with Telstra: survey

Aussie mobile networks fast and accessible.
Jun 19 2016 6:00PM
Telstra to roll out 135 rural 4G base stations

Telstra to roll out 135 rural 4G base stations

Commitment under govt's mobile blackspot program.
Jun 19 2016 6:00PM
Former SAP boss accused of insider trading

Former SAP boss accused of insider trading

Alleged to have netted over half a million US dollars.
Jun 17 2016 9:38AM
Thousands of hacked Aussie servers for sale on forum

Thousands of hacked Aussie servers for sale on forum

xDedic offers access to over 70,000 systems.
Jun 17 2016 6:41AM
Samsung buys AWS rival Joyent

Samsung buys AWS rival Joyent

Containers and Node.js company seeks scale to compete.
Jun 16 2016 3:44PM
Microsoft unveils open blockchain cloud fabric

Microsoft unveils open blockchain cloud fabric

Introduces Cryptlets for building secure blockchain middleware tiers.
Jun 16 2016 12:00PM
US watchdog wins net neutrality fight against providers

US watchdog wins net neutrality fight against providers

Common carriage ruling has far-reaching impact.
Jun 15 2016 6:50AM
Aussie scientists salt electrodes in lithium battery breakthrough

Aussie scientists salt electrodes in lithium battery breakthrough

Researchers believe petrol power parity is achievable.
Jun 14 2016 9:00AM
Apple unveils iOS 10, macOS Sierra previews

Apple unveils iOS 10, macOS Sierra previews

Opens up a handful of iOS apps to third-party devs.
Jun 14 2016 8:45AM
Basslink back in action after six-month outage

Basslink back in action after six-month outage

Full diagnosis of cable break yet to come.
Jun 14 2016 6:05AM
Big public clouds open to quiet traffic snooping

Big public clouds open to quiet traffic snooping

"TeLeScope" attack bypasses TLS in real-time.
Jun 9 2016 3:45PM
Vodafone, Sky TV in multi-billion NZ merger

Vodafone, Sky TV in multi-billion NZ merger

To form media and telco behemoth.
Jun 9 2016 9:33AM
Big DDoS attacks reach record levels: Akamai

Big DDoS attacks reach record levels: Akamai

Done dirt cheap.
Jun 8 2016 8:45AM

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