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

The October Oracle patch collection is out

The October Oracle patch collection is out

Banking platform plugged in fixes for bugs old and new.
Oct 16 2019 10:00PM
Pitney Bowes under ransomware attack

Pitney Bowes under ransomware attack

Customer access to services disrupted.
Oct 15 2019 12:48PM
JB Rousselot to head up Chorus

JB Rousselot to head up Chorus

Former Telstra exec replaces former Telstra exec.
Oct 9 2019 6:36AM
Exploited Android 0day linked to notorious spyware vendor

Exploited Android 0day linked to notorious spyware vendor

Many popular devices vulnerable.
Oct 7 2019 9:27AM
Scads of Aussie Exim mail servers need patching again

Scads of Aussie Exim mail servers need patching again

"Simple coding error" opens up Exim for remote code execution.
Oct 1 2019 11:15AM
Telstra cleared to increase Southern Cross Cable stake

Telstra cleared to increase Southern Cross Cable stake

US$300 million build to go ahead.
Oct 1 2019 10:13AM
Smoking radar facility UPS halts NZ flights

Smoking radar facility UPS halts NZ flights

36 flights delayed, and three made to turn around and land again.
Sep 30 2019 12:58PM
Chrome update whacks Macs' file systems

Chrome update whacks Macs' file systems

File system damage first blamed on Avid Media Composer.
Sep 26 2019 1:21PM
Patch out for exploited Internet Explorer zero-day

Patch out for exploited Internet Explorer zero-day

Windows Defender gets out of band update too.
Sep 24 2019 1:08PM
Millions of Australians' sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible

Millions of Australians' sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible

No code or tools needed.
Sep 20 2019 6:59AM
Data from Nokia's interception kit for Russian telcos exposed

Data from Nokia's interception kit for Russian telcos exposed

Large data leak exposed communications infrastructure.
Sep 19 2019 7:08AM
BGP Optimisers seem a good idea until they bring down the internet

BGP Optimisers seem a good idea until they bring down the internet

How to avoid getting your routes rooted.
Sep 18 2019 12:40PM
US sues Snowden for memoir profits

US sues Snowden for memoir profits

Cites breach of non-disclosure agreements.
Sep 18 2019 5:52AM
Telstra to support eSIMs for new iPhones

Telstra to support eSIMs for new iPhones

Can use both physical and embedded SIM on the same device.
Sep 17 2019 11:12AM
Patches released for two actively exploited Windows 0days

Patches released for two actively exploited Windows 0days

Another fix-heavy month with 17 critical vulnerabilities plugged.
Sep 11 2019 12:34PM
D-Link wireless modems found to leak passwords

D-Link wireless modems found to leak passwords

"Widely available in Australia".
Sep 10 2019 2:45PM
Texas local authorities recovering from mass ransomware hit

Texas local authorities recovering from mass ransomware hit

Managed services provider the infection vector.
Sep 9 2019 6:57AM
Google open sources differential privacy dev library

Google open sources differential privacy dev library

While under fire for privacy breaches.
Sep 6 2019 6:35AM
Android phones vulnerable to provisioning SMS hijacking

Android phones vulnerable to provisioning SMS hijacking

Poor authentication allows attackers to change phone settings.
Sep 5 2019 1:38PM
Android exploits now pay more than iOS ones

Android exploits now pay more than iOS ones

Apple iOS exploit glut causes payouts to drop?
Sep 4 2019 1:58PM

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