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

Bomb hoax extortion emails spread down under

Bomb hoax extortion emails spread down under

Bitcoin bust creates threat boom.
Dec 14 2018 9:00AM
Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

In-the-wild vulnerability rated important, not critical.
Dec 12 2018 1:23PM
Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal open to side-channel attacks

Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal open to side-channel attacks

Messaging apps inadequately protect state and user information.
Dec 11 2018 7:04AM
Expired Ericsson cert causes UK and Japan mega outages

Expired Ericsson cert causes UK and Japan mega outages

Manual updates being rolled out.
Dec 7 2018 8:17AM
Huawei chief financial officer arrested in Vancouver

Huawei chief financial officer arrested in Vancouver

Faces extradition to the US over Iran sanctions busting allegations.
Dec 6 2018 11:15AM
Activ8me gets court a second time for alleged misleading broadband marketing

Activ8me gets court a second time for alleged misleading broadband marketing

"Up to 100 Mbps" turned out to be 12/1 Mbps.
Dec 5 2018 2:22PM
Quora hacked, about 100 million user accounts leaked

Quora hacked, about 100 million user accounts leaked

Chief executive apologises and promises transparency.
Dec 4 2018 12:21PM
Citrix resets Sharefile passwords after creds stuffing attacks

Citrix resets Sharefile passwords after creds stuffing attacks

Re-used logins bite users.
Dec 4 2018 6:53AM
Brit spies 'solve' interception without encryption breaking problem

Brit spies 'solve' interception without encryption breaking problem

Snowden unimpressed.
Nov 30 2018 8:48AM
Kiwi spooks nix Huawei from 5G network build

Kiwi spooks nix Huawei from 5G network build

Spark "disappointed" it can't use Chinese telco vendor's 5G gear.
Nov 28 2018 2:43PM
Is mobile device management a malware menace?

Is mobile device management a malware menace?

Not so fast...
Nov 28 2018 12:24PM
Unknown dev gets rights to popular module, adds crypto stealer

Unknown dev gets rights to popular module, adds crypto stealer

'Everything wrong with open source software security'.
Nov 27 2018 11:41AM
Storm brewing over Israeli spyware firm over sales to Saudis

Storm brewing over Israeli spyware firm over sales to Saudis

Snowden sees Pegasus involvement in grisly Khashoggi murder.
Nov 27 2018 10:42AM
Microsoft closes actively exploited Windows zero-day

Microsoft closes actively exploited Windows zero-day

Remote code execution bugs in Edge taken care of too.
Nov 14 2018 9:37AM
Australia's online card fraud problem is the polar opposite of America's. Here's why...

Australia's online card fraud problem is the polar opposite of America's. Here's why...

Millions of US chip cards compromised over past year.
Nov 13 2018 12:10PM
Route leak sends Google Cloud traffic to Russia

Route leak sends Google Cloud traffic to Russia

"Hijack" caused by Nigerian ISP.
Nov 13 2018 11:22AM
Pentagon starts outing APT zero-days on VirusTotal

Pentagon starts outing APT zero-days on VirusTotal

Fancy Bear-ware made public.
Nov 12 2018 7:00AM
Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Microsoft server outage deactivates Windows licenses

Win10 Pro users told they have to go Home.
Nov 9 2018 9:44AM
Weak self-scrambling SSDs opens up Windows BitLocker

Weak self-scrambling SSDs opens up Windows BitLocker

Adding software encryption recommended to boost BitLocker security.
Nov 7 2018 7:00AM
How a 1974 bug still bites Win10 and Azure users

How a 1974 bug still bites Win10 and Azure users

Oh no! Catastrophic failure!
Nov 5 2018 1:40PM

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