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

ASIC looks to expand regtech initiatives

ASIC looks to expand regtech initiatives

Wants new liaison group and more tech trials.
May 26 2017 11:45AM
Samba patches remotely exploitable security hole

Samba patches remotely exploitable security hole

All versions from 3.5.0 vulnerable.
May 26 2017 8:46AM
Bogus anti-WannaCry apps appear in Google Play

Bogus anti-WannaCry apps appear in Google Play

Android not affected by Windows vulnerability.
May 25 2017 9:06AM
CASA releases safe drone flying app

CASA releases safe drone flying app

Details where drones can be flown.
May 25 2017 9:03AM
Guidelines for Australian driverless vehicle trials released

Guidelines for Australian driverless vehicle trials released

State and territory govts agree on rules.
May 24 2017 2:20PM
Aussie researchers want to use your walk to authenticate you

Aussie researchers want to use your walk to authenticate you

Walk and unlock more secure than passwords.
May 24 2017 8:13AM
New malware worm spreads using leaked NSA exploits

New malware worm spreads using leaked NSA exploits

EternalRocks features seven spy tools.
May 23 2017 9:50AM
Australian SKA telescope finds ancient radio signal

Australian SKA telescope finds ancient radio signal

Remnants of unexplained powerful cosmic event captured.
May 23 2017 6:48AM
Passport system fail causes big delays at Australia, NZ airports

Passport system fail causes big delays at Australia, NZ airports

Updated: SITA blames third-party data centre outage.
May 22 2017 9:54AM
APT3 hackers who stole ASIO blueprints linked to Chinese govt

APT3 hackers who stole ASIO blueprints linked to Chinese govt

Boyusec outed by researchers.
May 19 2017 12:30PM
Hacker stole Zomato passwords to force bug bounty

Hacker stole Zomato passwords to force bug bounty

Some 17 million records taken.
May 19 2017 6:31AM
NCI replaces end-of-life Lustre file system to boost storage

NCI replaces end-of-life Lustre file system to boost storage

Buys Fujitsu/NetApp and HPE kit.
May 18 2017 5:20PM
Euro astronauts could replace laptops with AR headsets

Euro astronauts could replace laptops with AR headsets

For science experiments and space station work.
May 18 2017 9:36AM
HP pushes out second keylogger patch

HP pushes out second keylogger patch

First patch only turned off snoopware functionality.
May 17 2017 10:00AM
Researcher who halted WannaCrypt wins $13k bug bounty

Researcher who halted WannaCrypt wins $13k bug bounty

MalwareTech donates reward to charity.
May 16 2017 11:45AM
New WannaCrypt variants emerge

New WannaCrypt variants emerge

Fears of no kill switch unfounded so far.
May 16 2017 6:48AM
Govts must report vulnerabilities to vendors: Microsoft

Govts must report vulnerabilities to vendors: Microsoft

Top legal officer calls for "Digital Geneva Convention".
May 15 2017 10:15AM
Microsoft releases WannaCrypt patch for Windows XP, Server 2003

Microsoft releases WannaCrypt patch for Windows XP, Server 2003

"Highly unusual" step to protect users against NSA-derived ransomware.
May 14 2017 9:00AM
ABC anoints first chief digital and information officer

ABC anoints first chief digital and information officer

To lead broadcaster through transformation.
May 12 2017 11:42AM
HP notebooks shipped with keylogging audio driver

HP notebooks shipped with keylogging audio driver

Users advised to delete bundled snoopware driver from laptop.
May 12 2017 8:20AM

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