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

Ransomware crims target easily exploitable Zyxel vulnerability

Ransomware crims target easily exploitable Zyxel vulnerability

Patches available for newer systems.
Feb 27 2020 6:32AM
Price caps proffered to sweeten controversial .org registry buy

Price caps proffered to sweeten controversial .org registry buy

Registration fees not to rise more than ten per cent on average for eight years.
Feb 25 2020 7:00AM
Kiwis opting for gigabit broadband over 100 Mbps service

Kiwis opting for gigabit broadband over 100 Mbps service

Big speed step-up at small premium for fibre customers.
Feb 25 2020 6:40AM
Sideloaded Google apps won't run on newer Huawei gear

Sideloaded Google apps won't run on newer Huawei gear

Big G lays down the law.
Feb 24 2020 6:30AM
SuperComputingAsia 2020 latest virus-cancelled conference

SuperComputingAsia 2020 latest virus-cancelled conference

US-based Red Hat Summit 2020 still on the cards.
Feb 18 2020 1:49PM
Microsoft tries again to plug exploited IE zero-day

Microsoft tries again to plug exploited IE zero-day

Third time lucky?
Feb 12 2020 4:00PM
NZ Police trials AI DigiCop

NZ Police trials AI DigiCop

Also tests self-service kiosks for non-emergency matters.
Feb 12 2020 1:59PM
Lithuania reveals how Chinese spies recruit via LinkedIn

Lithuania reveals how Chinese spies recruit via LinkedIn

Extremely cheap and low-risk way to target sources.
Feb 11 2020 1:15PM
Cisco patches 'CDPwn' bug affecting tens of millions of devices

Cisco patches 'CDPwn' bug affecting tens of millions of devices

Discovery protocols riddled with trivial overflow vulnerabilities.
Feb 6 2020 12:01PM
Bouygues Construction IT taken out by ransomware

Bouygues Construction IT taken out by ransomware

Data allegedly stolen by extortionists.
Feb 5 2020 8:20AM
Twitter API abused to match of usernames to phone numbers

Twitter API abused to match of usernames to phone numbers

"Beyond its intended use case."
Feb 4 2020 12:57PM
Anti-virus maker Avast shutters data harvester Jumpshot

Anti-virus maker Avast shutters data harvester Jumpshot

Privacy scandal news saw share price fall off a cliff.
Jan 31 2020 10:25AM
No let up on REvil ransomware-as-a-service attacks

No let up on REvil ransomware-as-a-service attacks

Russia and former Soviet states left alone.
Jan 29 2020 3:38PM
DEF CON China postponed in wake of coronavirus outbreak

DEF CON China postponed in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Six-month hold on conferences in China.
Jan 28 2020 1:20PM
New 'CacheOut' attack leaks data from CPUs, VMs and hardware enclaves

New 'CacheOut' attack leaks data from CPUs, VMs and hardware enclaves

Intel drops processor microcode fixes again.
Jan 28 2020 10:00AM
Config flub by Microsoft exposed millions of customer details

Config flub by Microsoft exposed millions of customer details

Nearly 250 million records visible on the web.
Jan 23 2020 11:20AM
Citrix speeds up patches for exploited Netscaler vulnerability

Citrix speeds up patches for exploited Netscaler vulnerability

First fixes released.
Jan 21 2020 6:39AM
Citrix Netscaler hacker secures systems but leaves backdoor

Citrix Netscaler hacker secures systems but leaves backdoor

New NOTROBIN binary removes other malware.
Jan 20 2020 6:50AM
New Internet Explorer zero-day exploited in the wild

New Internet Explorer zero-day exploited in the wild

Patch not out until next month.
Jan 20 2020 6:50AM
Oracle patches fraud and fake cheques enabling bugs

Oracle patches fraud and fake cheques enabling bugs

New vulnerabilities related to older, patched ones.
Jan 17 2020 1:17PM

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