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

Signal developers hack Cellebrite forensics device

Signal developers hack Cellebrite forensics device

Numerous vulnerabilities allow code execution.
Apr 22 2021 11:00AM
Hacked Codecov uploading script leaked creds for two months

Hacked Codecov uploading script leaked creds for two months

Scores of projects potentially affected by supply chain attack.
Apr 20 2021 12:14PM
Carbanak hacking group sysadmin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Carbanak hacking group sysadmin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Other alleged members await trial or sentencing.
Apr 17 2021 9:34AM
Google misled Android users about location data collection

Google misled Android users about location data collection

Loses Federal Court case.
Apr 16 2021 1:00PM
Govt allocates $64m over 10 years for Pawsey supercomputing

Govt allocates $64m over 10 years for Pawsey supercomputing

Part of larger $387 package for Square Kilometre Array telescope.
Apr 15 2021 10:36AM
New Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities require urgent patching: ACSC

New Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities require urgent patching: ACSC

March patches no good to stop persistent access to systems.
Apr 14 2021 6:45PM
Vocus emerges as earth station builder for Starlink

Vocus emerges as earth station builder for Starlink

Dish domes among free range eggs in Puwera.
Apr 9 2021 7:00AM
Code defect behind Easter outage for Azure

Code defect behind Easter outage for Azure

Recovery time from overloading exceeded service goals.
Apr 6 2021 6:59AM
PHP suffers supply-chain attack

PHP suffers supply-chain attack

Code repository shifted to Github after backdoor commits.
Mar 30 2021 11:27AM
Apple patches exploited iOS, iPadOS zero-day

Apple patches exploited iOS, iPadOS zero-day

watchOS also affected and requires update.
Mar 28 2021 7:42PM
Calls grow to exile Stallman from Free Software movement

Calls grow to exile Stallman from Free Software movement

Open letter published, FSF Europe disapproves of appointment.
Mar 25 2021 11:38AM
Slack backtracks on abusable Connect feature

Slack backtracks on abusable Connect feature

Users up in arms over DMs-to-all.
Mar 25 2021 9:13AM
Scammers abuse app store subscriptions to rake in millions

Scammers abuse app store subscriptions to rake in millions

Watch out for costly 'fleeceware'.
Mar 25 2021 7:36AM
Wrongly removed key caused Azure Active Directory outage

Wrongly removed key caused Azure Active Directory outage

Spontaneous user file deletions follow outage.
Mar 19 2021 12:15PM
Threat actor went through 11 zero-days in a year

Threat actor went through 11 zero-days in a year

Google Project Zero finds more vulnerabilities.
Mar 19 2021 6:55AM
Oracle Java 16 is done

Oracle Java 16 is done

Lack of long term support designation limits developer appeal.
Mar 17 2021 6:41AM
Microsoft tool provides automated Exchange threat mitigation

Microsoft tool provides automated Exchange threat mitigation

Halts first part of exploit chain.
Mar 16 2021 12:27PM
New critical vulnerabilities found in F5 devices

New critical vulnerabilities found in F5 devices

Can be used to remotely commandeer BIG-IP and BIG-IQ systems.
Mar 11 2021 8:33AM
Telco First cops another fine for spamming

Telco First cops another fine for spamming

Marketer pays $79,800 for more than 65,000 illegal texts.
Mar 10 2021 6:42AM
Telstra to wholesale eSIM activations to MVNOs

Telstra to wholesale eSIM activations to MVNOs

No 5G access yet.
Mar 4 2021 5:06PM

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