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

Researchers develop landslide predicting software

Researchers develop landslide predicting software

Big data to track minute land movements.
Aug 16 2018 11:55AM
Banks warned of global ATM cash-out campaign

Banks warned of global ATM cash-out campaign

Attack of the cloned cards.
Aug 14 2018 9:33AM
US-CERT warns of new RAT threat from North Korea

US-CERT warns of new RAT threat from North Korea

State-sponsored malware writers sharing code.
Aug 10 2018 2:02PM
New wi-fi crack attack allows outsiders to snag user creds

New wi-fi crack attack allows outsiders to snag user creds

Depending on length and complexity of password.
Aug 6 2018 6:45AM
Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Attackers access old backup file, internal systems.
Aug 2 2018 8:28AM
Telstra alerts business customers after privacy snafu

Telstra alerts business customers after privacy snafu

Telstra Tools leaked contact information.
Jul 30 2018 7:01AM
Extortion phishers harvest guilty coin bonanza

Extortion phishers harvest guilty coin bonanza

Leaked password dumps used.
Jul 24 2018 2:58PM
Google Cloud locks onto enterprise blockchain

Google Cloud locks onto enterprise blockchain

Enterprise feature push.
Jul 24 2018 11:59AM
Insecure server left carmakers' trade secrets wide open

Insecure server left carmakers' trade secrets wide open

Exposes 157GB from Tesla, Toyota, GM and others.
Jul 23 2018 4:45AM
Oracle product vulnerabilities hit all-time high

Oracle product vulnerabilities hit all-time high

Sanctioned security vendor ERPScan won't be credited for reports.
Jul 18 2018 7:48AM
Novel malware attack used mobile device management

Novel malware attack used mobile device management

Beware of installing additional certificates on devices.
Jul 13 2018 7:03AM
Apple censorship code for China crashed iPhone apps

Apple censorship code for China crashed iPhone apps

Taiwanese flag emoji denial of service attack.
Jul 11 2018 12:06PM
Cheap device could stall Apple's new USB port lock

Cheap device could stall Apple's new USB port lock

Workaround for USB Restricted Mode feature.
Jul 10 2018 11:35AM
Trustwave sued for $40m over Heartland PCI-DSS checks

Trustwave sued for $40m over Heartland PCI-DSS checks

Insurers want compensation.
Jul 10 2018 11:00AM
Polar fitness app leaks military personnel locations

Polar fitness app leaks military personnel locations

Anyone can access detailed data.
Jul 9 2018 5:00PM
Researchers build ultra-long distance fibre links

Researchers build ultra-long distance fibre links

But engineering challenges stand in the way of real-world use.
Jul 6 2018 11:21AM
Gentoo hacker's code changes unlikely to have worked

Gentoo hacker's code changes unlikely to have worked

Tried to insert command to forcibly remove data.
Jul 5 2018 12:11PM
Scientists develop smartphone screen fingerprint sensor

Scientists develop smartphone screen fingerprint sensor

Holy grail of biometric authentication?
Jul 4 2018 2:03PM
Facebook personality test could leak user data

Facebook personality test could leak user data

Researcher lands bug bounty.
Jun 29 2018 11:10AM
TLS cert issuers join forces to shore up trust

TLS cert issuers join forces to shore up trust

Fighting phishing scourge.
Jun 28 2018 11:10AM

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