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

New Raindrop malware used in SolarWinds hack found

New Raindrop malware used in SolarWinds hack found

Delivers Cobalt Strike.
Jan 20 2021 12:00PM
Security vendor Malwarebytes hacked through Office 365 and Azure

Security vendor Malwarebytes hacked through Office 365 and Azure

Nation state actor behind SolarWinds breach implicated.
Jan 20 2021 6:59AM
Reserve Bank of NZ governor apologises for 'serious' data breach

Reserve Bank of NZ governor apologises for 'serious' data breach

Orr personally owns the issue.
Jan 15 2021 2:45PM
Google unravels state-of-art Android and Windows exploit chains

Google unravels state-of-art Android and Windows exploit chains

Highly sophisticated attackers used four zero-days.
Jan 13 2021 11:10AM
Researchers detail SolarWinds code injection attack

Researchers detail SolarWinds code injection attack

Hack timeline starts in September 2019.
Jan 12 2021 1:30PM
Accellion hack behind Reserve Bank of NZ data breach

Accellion hack behind Reserve Bank of NZ data breach

File transfer application illegally accessed.
Jan 12 2021 6:39AM
Ransomware gang Ryuk thought to have pulled in US$150 million

Ransomware gang Ryuk thought to have pulled in US$150 million

Digital wallets bursting with ransom payments.
Jan 11 2021 9:45AM
Update Chrome or risk remote takeover, US govt warns

Update Chrome or risk remote takeover, US govt warns

New version contains 16 security fixes.
Jan 8 2021 9:57AM
JetBrains denies involvement in SolarWinds hack

JetBrains denies involvement in SolarWinds hack

Chief executive speculates misconfigured TeamCity could have been exploited.
Jan 7 2021 3:00PM
RAT scammers pose as the Australian Cyber Security Centre

RAT scammers pose as the Australian Cyber Security Centre

Phone calls and emails targeting Australians.
Jan 6 2021 6:50AM
Apple loses court case against security vendor Corellium

Apple loses court case against security vendor Corellium

Court rules iOS virtualisation covered by fair use statute.
Dec 30 2020 8:26AM
US govt seeks to make cryptocurrency transactions traceable

US govt seeks to make cryptocurrency transactions traceable

Mandatory record keeping and reporting mooted.
Dec 23 2020 12:27PM
FireEye, GoDaddy and Microsoft flick SolarWinds SUNBURST 'killswitch'

FireEye, GoDaddy and Microsoft flick SolarWinds SUNBURST 'killswitch'

Actor likely to remain in infected networks, however.
Dec 17 2020 12:25PM
New subsea cable system planned between New Zealand and Australia

New subsea cable system planned between New Zealand and Australia

Part of US$500 million South Island hyperscale data centre build.
Dec 15 2020 12:18PM
Gideon Gartner passes away

Gideon Gartner passes away

Founder of worldwide IT analyst and advisory group.
Dec 15 2020 7:00AM
Remotely exploitable Microsoft Teams bugs required no interaction

Remotely exploitable Microsoft Teams bugs required no interaction

Researcher says severity of bugs downplayed.
Dec 9 2020 6:51AM
IMF says cyber attacks threaten financial stability

IMF says cyber attacks threaten financial stability

With developing economies worst hit.
Dec 8 2020 3:21PM
Australia a "likely" customer of global mobile phone surveillance company

Australia a "likely" customer of global mobile phone surveillance company

Affiliated with spyware vendor NSO Group.
Dec 2 2020 10:09AM
Researchers hack Tesla keyless entry to steal car

Researchers hack Tesla keyless entry to steal car

Security update for two vulnerabilities rolled out.
Nov 24 2020 6:22AM
Long list of vulnerable Fortinet SSL VPNs published

Long list of vulnerable Fortinet SSL VPNs published

Unpatched after more than a year.
Nov 23 2020 10:35AM

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