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

Chromium-based Edge beta brings bug bounty

Chromium-based Edge beta brings bug bounty

Up to US$30,000 for finding critical flaws in next-gen web browser.
Aug 21 2019 1:05PM
Kiwi tax office rules remuneration can be paid in crypto currencies

Kiwi tax office rules remuneration can be paid in crypto currencies

And yes, they still attract tax says first such binding ruling in the world.
Aug 14 2019 8:37AM
Major vendors' business printers remotely abusable

Major vendors' business printers remotely abusable

Updates issued to fix slew of flaws.
Aug 9 2019 11:24AM
Microsoft changes tack, patches RDP bug after Hyper-V found vulnerable

Microsoft changes tack, patches RDP bug after Hyper-V found vulnerable

Flaw now meets Redmond's bar for servicing.
Aug 8 2019 1:20PM
Vodafone NZ to launch four-city 5G service in December

Vodafone NZ to launch four-city 5G service in December

Nokia supplies the network, but no handsets on display.
Aug 1 2019 11:21AM
Networking vulnerabilities leave 200m devices open to worm attacks

Networking vulnerabilities leave 200m devices open to worm attacks

Popular VxWorks RTOS can be taken over remotely.
Jul 30 2019 10:30PM
Google Play Protect flunks Android anti-malware test

Google Play Protect flunks Android anti-malware test

Only product to get "not approved" rating by indy test lab.
Jul 30 2019 1:18PM
Former AWS software engineer arrested over massive Capital One data leak

Former AWS software engineer arrested over massive Capital One data leak

Accessed 100m credit card applications.
Jul 30 2019 1:03PM
Modded Mirai botnet behind massive application layer DDoS attack

Modded Mirai botnet behind massive application layer DDoS attack

Long onslaught generated 292,000 requests per second.
Jul 25 2019 12:06PM
Easily re-identified 'anonymised' data threatens privacy

Easily re-identified 'anonymised' data threatens privacy

Gaussian copula could trip GDPR trap.
Jul 25 2019 6:38AM
AusPost's Digital iD accredited by government

AusPost's Digital iD accredited by government

Option for citizens wanting to access government services.
Jul 24 2019 12:25PM
Hunt on for new auDA board

Hunt on for new auDA board

Governance reboot for troubled .au administrator.
Jul 23 2019 11:56AM
Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Anti-encryption laws 'imperil' cross-border data access deal with US

Govt shoots itself in the foot with crypto-busting laws?
Jul 17 2019 12:21PM
Kleos GeoInt surveillance satellites ready for NZ launch

Kleos GeoInt surveillance satellites ready for NZ launch

Scouting Mission to unveil hidden maritime activity.
Jul 16 2019 12:52PM
Infratil cleared for Vodafone New Zealand buy

Infratil cleared for Vodafone New Zealand buy

Merger won't lessen competition, Kiwi watchdog declares.
Jul 11 2019 7:35AM
Zoom.us flaw forces users onto video and audio calls

Zoom.us flaw forces users onto video and audio calls

Uninstalled Zoom clients can be re-installed by webpages.
Jul 9 2019 11:29PM
Canonical's Ubuntu repos on Github hacked

Canonical's Ubuntu repos on Github hacked

Defacement only.
Jul 8 2019 6:50AM
Rogue regex trips Cloudflare worldwide

Rogue regex trips Cloudflare worldwide

"Very painful for our customers."
Jul 3 2019 8:15AM
Robots.txt to become an internet standard after 25 years

Robots.txt to become an internet standard after 25 years

Ambiguity for spidering the web begone.
Jul 3 2019 7:15AM
Some users locked out of Microsoft 365

Some users locked out of Microsoft 365

Infrastructure issue investigated.
Jul 3 2019 7:00AM

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