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

British man gets two years in prison for DDoS tool sales

British man gets two years in prison for DDoS tool sales

Inspired Lizard Squad's LOIC.
Apr 27 2017 6:43AM
Microsoft splits Win10 security, software updates

Microsoft splits Win10 security, software updates

Greater flexibility for when to install fixes.
Apr 26 2017 3:27PM
Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Roman "Track2" Seleznev hacked PoS systems with malware.
Apr 24 2017 11:21AM
Leaked NSA backdoor spreads throughout the world

Leaked NSA backdoor spreads throughout the world

Exploit code infects tens of thousands of systems.
Apr 24 2017 10:58AM
Mastercard trials fingerprint authentication for payments

Mastercard trials fingerprint authentication for payments

Sensor built into card.
Apr 21 2017 6:24AM
Vigilante IoT worm Hajime hits Australia

Vigilante IoT worm Hajime hits Australia

Blocks access for Mirai malware.
Apr 20 2017 7:36AM
Oracle drops a whopping 299-patch security update

Oracle drops a whopping 299-patch security update

But Java only gets eight.
Apr 19 2017 10:56AM
VMware patches critical vCenter Server vulnerability

VMware patches critical vCenter Server vulnerability

Remotely exploitable bug in Adobe-developed messaging system.
Apr 18 2017 6:46AM
Unicode flaw in Chrome and Firefox aids phishing

Unicode flaw in Chrome and Firefox aids phishing

Internet Explorer, Edge, and Safari not affected.
Apr 17 2017 9:36AM
Shadow Brokers leak more NSA exploits

Shadow Brokers leak more NSA exploits

Now patched in Windows.
Apr 17 2017 9:22AM
Digital certificate use by phishing sites spikes

Digital certificate use by phishing sites spikes

Let's Encrypt, Comodo continue to issue credentials for fraudulent sites.
Apr 13 2017 6:08AM
TPG and Vodafone snap up last 700MHz spectrum

TPG and Vodafone snap up last 700MHz spectrum

Treasury pockets $1.5 billion.
Apr 12 2017 8:27AM
Windows 10 Creators Update arrives today

Windows 10 Creators Update arrives today

Coincides with Patch Wednesday.
Apr 12 2017 6:45AM
NBN Co shows off 10Gbps FTTP technology

NBN Co shows off 10Gbps FTTP technology

Passive fibre tech for end user, backhaul connections.
Apr 11 2017 7:10AM
CIA used Carberp code to build persistent malware

CIA used Carberp code to build persistent malware

Took advantage of leaked source code.
Apr 10 2017 9:45AM
ShadowBrokers releases password to NSA hack tool dump

ShadowBrokers releases password to NSA hack tool dump

May help NSA find origin of data leak.
Apr 10 2017 6:45AM
BrickerBot malware kills open IoT devices

BrickerBot malware kills open IoT devices

"Phlashing" causes permanent denial of service.
Apr 7 2017 10:15AM
Risk of hackers wiping Apple accounts 'near zero'

Risk of hackers wiping Apple accounts 'near zero'

Turkish Crime Family doesn't have hundreds of millions of credentials.
Apr 7 2017 7:15AM
IPv6 attacks bypass network intrusion detection systems

IPv6 attacks bypass network intrusion detection systems

New protocol enables invisible data exfiltration.
Apr 7 2017 6:47AM
Heavy hitters take over APX-West subsea cable project

Heavy hitters take over APX-West subsea cable project

Telstra, Google, Singtel and others assume control.
Apr 6 2017 9:24AM

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