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

Vocus eyes FTTP unbundling with Vodafone NZ

Vocus eyes FTTP unbundling with Vodafone NZ

Up to 10Gbps service by 2020 if the price is right.
Feb 14 2019 11:41AM
Phishers compromise Optus email accounts

Phishers compromise Optus email accounts

Beware malware-laden missives.
Feb 14 2019 6:51AM
Patch Wednesday plugs actively exploited IE zero-day

Patch Wednesday plugs actively exploited IE zero-day

"PrivExchange" flaw fixed too after proof-of-concept published.
Feb 13 2019 11:51AM
Swiss government invites public to find holes in e-voting system

Swiss government invites public to find holes in e-voting system

Up to 50,000 Swiss francs bug bounties.
Feb 8 2019 10:38AM
Cisco wants privacy to be a fundamental human right

Cisco wants privacy to be a fundamental human right

New laws needed to protect people.
Feb 8 2019 9:48AM
Over 59,000 data breaches stretch GDPR watchdogs

Over 59,000 data breaches stretch GDPR watchdogs

Only 91 fines imposed under strict new privacy regulation so far.
Feb 7 2019 12:19PM
Remote Desktop clients analysed and found vulnerable

Remote Desktop clients analysed and found vulnerable

Microsoft shown to handle its own, complicated RDP well.
Feb 7 2019 7:10AM
Bunnings exposed staff performance database

Bunnings exposed staff performance database

Individual staffer did unwanted homework.
Feb 6 2019 2:38PM
Apple apologises for Group FaceTime snooping bug

Apple apologises for Group FaceTime snooping bug

Company faces official investigation and lawsuit.
Feb 2 2019 4:15PM
Facebook tries to sidestep Apple ban to keep capturing data

Facebook tries to sidestep Apple ban to keep capturing data

Uses enterprise cert to side load disguised version of Onavo Protect.
Jan 30 2019 1:30PM
Apple FaceTime glitch lets you silently snoop on others

Apple FaceTime glitch lets you silently snoop on others

Watch and listen to callers before they pick up.
Jan 29 2019 11:57AM
Reused Kremlin remote access creds left businesses wide open

Reused Kremlin remote access creds left businesses wide open

Slow response to login leak.
Jan 28 2019 2:08PM
IPstar delivered NBN services go offline

IPstar delivered NBN services go offline

NBN Co says no, satellite services are stable.
Jan 25 2019 4:00PM
US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

Iran blamed for "almost unprecedented scale" attacks compromising web and email traffic.
Jan 23 2019 10:39AM
Google cops €50m GDPR fine

Google cops €50m GDPR fine

Multinationals face billion dollar privacy complaints.
Jan 23 2019 7:32AM
Free Android VPN apps malware-ridden privacy threats

Free Android VPN apps malware-ridden privacy threats

150 free apps tested.
Jan 22 2019 11:55AM
US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

US .gov sites dropping like flies as certs expire

Scuppered by government shutdown.
Jan 17 2019 7:16AM
Hardware keys needed to beat phishing: researcher

Hardware keys needed to beat phishing: researcher

Free Modlishka 2FA stealing tool published.
Jan 14 2019 12:38PM
Hotel chain Hyatt sets up bug bounty program

Hotel chain Hyatt sets up bug bounty program

Critical vulnerability finds pay US$4000.
Jan 10 2019 11:50AM
NSA to release Ghidra reverse engineering tool

NSA to release Ghidra reverse engineering tool

Toolkit first leaked last year to be made public for free.
Jan 7 2019 3:11PM

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