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

US governor accuses source-code viewing site visitor of hacking

US governor accuses source-code viewing site visitor of hacking

Reporter found social security numbers being leaked.
Oct 15 2021 11:56AM
All Facebook sites and services vanish from the Internet

All Facebook sites and services vanish from the Internet

Routes to social network disappear.
Oct 5 2021 6:30AM
REvil gang scams ransomware associates out of payments

REvil gang scams ransomware associates out of payments

Criminals up in arms over breach of trust.
Sep 29 2021 12:46PM
VMware vCenter under widespread attack

VMware vCenter under widespread attack

Users advised to urgently patch multiple flaws.
Sep 29 2021 10:56AM
US cryptocurrency coder faces years in jail for helping North Korea

US cryptocurrency coder faces years in jail for helping North Korea

Virgil Griffith pleads guilty to breaching sanctions.
Sep 28 2021 9:30AM
SolarWinds attackers drop 'FoggyWeb' backdoor on AD SSO servers

SolarWinds attackers drop 'FoggyWeb' backdoor on AD SSO servers

Malware can exfiltrate sensitive data for Windows domains.
Sep 28 2021 6:58AM
Exchange auto-config protocol leaks Windows logins en masse

Exchange auto-config protocol leaks Windows logins en masse

Firewall off Autodiscover domains to mitigate.
Sep 23 2021 4:00PM
Auckland to get $7.25 billion AWS region

Auckland to get $7.25 billion AWS region

Three availability zones to open in 2024.
Sep 23 2021 12:10PM
US Feds sat on REvil decryption key for three weeks: report

US Feds sat on REvil decryption key for three weeks: report

Wanted to use it to disrupt ransomware raiders.
Sep 22 2021 10:30AM
Euro police break up large online fraud gang

Euro police break up large online fraud gang

Over 100 arrests made.
Sep 21 2021 7:29PM
Microsoft readies passwordless logins

Microsoft readies passwordless logins

To be expanded to Azure Active Directory as well.
Sep 16 2021 11:51AM
Azure drops vulnerable bots in customer environments by default

Azure drops vulnerable bots in customer environments by default

Patch now to avoid OMIGOD vulnerabilities being exploited.
Sep 15 2021 11:45AM
New ActiveX Windows zero-day exploited: Microsoft alert

New ActiveX Windows zero-day exploited: Microsoft alert

Take care opening Office docs until patch arrives next week.
Sep 8 2021 6:28AM
Protonmail logged user's IP address after Swiss court order

Protonmail logged user's IP address after Swiss court order

End-to-end-encrypted provider clarifies obligations in criminal investigations.
Sep 7 2021 12:58PM
Conti ransomware raiders exploit 'ProxyShell' Exchange bugs

Conti ransomware raiders exploit 'ProxyShell' Exchange bugs

Gaining access to networks in less than a minute.
Sep 6 2021 6:41AM
ACSC alerts on critical Atlassian Confluence bug

ACSC alerts on critical Atlassian Confluence bug

Threat actors scan the Internet for vulnerable instances.
Sep 2 2021 11:21AM
'ProxyToken' bug allowed attackers to reconfigure Exchange mailboxes

'ProxyToken' bug allowed attackers to reconfigure Exchange mailboxes

Unauthenticated requests "can sail through."
Aug 31 2021 12:59PM
Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro have "no sound" problem

Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro have "no sound" problem

Free repair offered for affected devices.
Aug 30 2021 6:53AM
Azure Cosmos DB remote takeover bug affects thousands of organisations

Azure Cosmos DB remote takeover bug affects thousands of organisations

Admins asked to act now to plug ChaosDB critical vulnerability.
Aug 27 2021 12:11PM
Popular dating app Bumble leaked users' exact location

Popular dating app Bumble leaked users' exact location

Fix deployed within 72 hours of report.
Aug 26 2021 10:13AM

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