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

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS zero-day

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS zero-day

Forms part of an exploit chain.
Jan 27 2022 11:33AM
BYOD registration abused in large-scale phishing campaign

BYOD registration abused in large-scale phishing campaign

Australian organisations targeted.
Jan 27 2022 11:00AM
UK gov cyber agency releases vulnerability scanning scripts

UK gov cyber agency releases vulnerability scanning scripts

Scanning made easy initiative.
Jan 26 2022 3:25PM
Serious Linux privilege escalation bug lay hidden for 12 years

Serious Linux privilege escalation bug lay hidden for 12 years

PwnKit vulnerability allows unprivileged users to get root.
Jan 26 2022 1:38PM
Microsoft warns of large 'Upgrade' phishing campaign

Microsoft warns of large 'Upgrade' phishing campaign

Machine learning picks up on suspicious OAuth use by app.
Jan 22 2022 8:37AM
Apple Safari bug reveals users' internet activity and identities

Apple Safari bug reveals users' internet activity and identities

Vulnerability introduced in Safari 15 on iOS, iPadOS and macOS.
Jan 18 2022 6:51AM
Russians arrest REvil ransomware raiders

Russians arrest REvil ransomware raiders

Fourteen arrested, millions in illicit funds seized.
Jan 16 2022 9:57AM
Signal encrypted messaging app founder calls it quits

Signal encrypted messaging app founder calls it quits

Moxie Marlinspike hands over the reins.
Jan 11 2022 3:52PM
Microsoft kicks off 2022 with email blocking Exchange bug

Microsoft kicks off 2022 with email blocking Exchange bug

Coding error crashes anti-malware scanner.
Jan 2 2022 10:03AM
New patch issued for log4j, Google scopes out vulnerability impact

New patch issued for log4j, Google scopes out vulnerability impact

Upgrade to 2.17.0 to avoid denial of service condition.
Dec 18 2021 12:23PM
Meta boots hired threat actors allegedly spying on Aussie users

Meta boots hired threat actors allegedly spying on Aussie users

New Zealand also named as a customer of 'webint' surveillance firm.
Dec 17 2021 10:50AM
NSO Group used fake GIFs to hack Apple iMessage

NSO Group used fake GIFs to hack Apple iMessage

"One of the most technically sophisticated exploits we've ever seen": Google Project Zero.
Dec 16 2021 7:04AM
Log4Shell patch incomplete, new fix issued

Log4Shell patch incomplete, new fix issued

JNDI functionality now disabled by default.
Dec 15 2021 4:01PM
Log4j's project sponsorship skyrockets after critical bug exploitation

Log4j's project sponsorship skyrockets after critical bug exploitation

Demanding work done for free not sustainable.
Dec 13 2021 11:14AM
Critical 'Log4Shell' RCE zero-day exploited in large numbers

Critical 'Log4Shell' RCE zero-day exploited in large numbers

Millions of applications use vulnerable Java logging library.
Dec 11 2021 10:06AM
GoDaddy took weeks to revoke compromised certificates

GoDaddy took weeks to revoke compromised certificates

Not hours.
Dec 10 2021 2:30PM
Amazon shutters website ranking service Alexa Internet

Amazon shutters website ranking service Alexa Internet

One of the Internet's best-known properties to disappear.
Dec 10 2021 9:16AM
Google cleans up after Glupteba malware botnet

Google cleans up after Glupteba malware botnet

Takes legal action against alleged Russian botnet operators.
Dec 8 2021 6:37AM
Gravatar profile add-on leaks data on millions of users

Gravatar profile add-on leaks data on millions of users

Details of just under 114 million users in hackers' hands.
Dec 6 2021 1:21PM
Config error left 190 Australian organisations open to phishing attacks

Config error left 190 Australian organisations open to phishing attacks

Over-permissive SPF record to blame.
Dec 2 2021 6:52AM

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