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

Google tries to smash smishing in Messages

Google tries to smash smishing in Messages

Verified SMS rolling out in nine countries.
Dec 13 2019 10:03AM
Malnourished healthcare cybersecurity creates ransomware epidemic

Malnourished healthcare cybersecurity creates ransomware epidemic

Cheaper to pay insurance excess than to add protection.
Dec 13 2019 7:00AM
Unpatched enterprise SharePoint servers remain under attack

Unpatched enterprise SharePoint servers remain under attack

Remote code execution vulnerability without authentication.
Dec 11 2019 7:00AM
Ericsson slapped with over US$1 billion fines for bribery

Ericsson slapped with over US$1 billion fines for bribery

Corrupt conduct spanned 17 years and at least five countries.
Dec 7 2019 11:51PM
New Shamoon-style disk wiper hits Middle East oil producers

New Shamoon-style disk wiper hits Middle East oil producers

Iran again fingered in attack.
Dec 5 2019 8:57AM
NZ gun registry privacy breach spilt owners' addresses

NZ gun registry privacy breach spilt owners' addresses

SAP audit found sensitive details of hundreds of people accessed.
Dec 3 2019 1:26PM
AWS opens access to quantum computing systems

AWS opens access to quantum computing systems

Experimental previews of Rigetti, IonQ and D-Wave in the cloud.
Dec 3 2019 7:17AM
SAP apologises after NZ firearms registry upgrade privacy breach

SAP apologises after NZ firearms registry upgrade privacy breach

Gun buyback site shut down.
Dec 3 2019 6:59AM
Billion-dollar offer for .org a 'really bad deal'

Billion-dollar offer for .org a 'really bad deal'

Did ISOC leave US$1 to US$2 billion on the table?
Dec 2 2019 7:04AM
Gallery: Vodafone NZ upgrades network with 5G

Gallery: Vodafone NZ upgrades network with 5G

The rush is on for Vodafone NZ to have 5G ready to roll next month.
Nov 28 2019 1:35PM
Scientists rattle can for Square Kilometre Array funding, project at risk

Scientists rattle can for Square Kilometre Array funding, project at risk

Planned supercomputer facility faces cuts.
Nov 27 2019 2:07PM
Google puts million dollar awards on Android bug bounty table

Google puts million dollar awards on Android bug bounty table

Hack Pixel's Titan M Secure Enclave to earn US$1.5m.
Nov 22 2019 9:04AM
DoH! Microsoft to build DNS over HTTPS into Windows 10

DoH! Microsoft to build DNS over HTTPS into Windows 10

For greater privacy and cybersecurity.
Nov 19 2019 12:55PM
Internet shutdown for Iran amidst nationwide protests

Internet shutdown for Iran amidst nationwide protests

Third day of disconnect.
Nov 19 2019 11:37AM
New Zealand to get 10 Gbps fibre to premises in 2020

New Zealand to get 10 Gbps fibre to premises in 2020

Chorus upgrades lasers.
Nov 18 2019 1:41PM
Microsoft’s killing Cortana on iOS and Android

Microsoft’s killing Cortana on iOS and Android

Will go away in January 2020 for Australia.
Nov 18 2019 6:44AM
Internet Society sells .org to private equity firm

Internet Society sells .org to private equity firm

No price hikes promised.
Nov 17 2019 1:46PM
Intel issues fixes for critical flaws in drivers and firmware

Intel issues fixes for critical flaws in drivers and firmware

God mode driver could afford attacker near-omnipotent control.
Nov 13 2019 10:20AM
Move over Microsoft: PayPal's the new phishers' phave

Move over Microsoft: PayPal's the new phishers' phave

Financial services most targeted sector for email compromise attacks.
Nov 8 2019 9:14AM
Ex-Twitter staffers charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Ex-Twitter staffers charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

Accessed personal information in over 6000 accounts.
Nov 7 2019 12:52PM

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