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

Mandatory Chinese tax app updates to remove backdoor

Mandatory Chinese tax app updates to remove backdoor

Raises concerns about what else it could download and execute.
Jul 2 2020 11:31AM
Over 82,000 Aussies' details leaked in crypto scam

Over 82,000 Aussies' details leaked in crypto scam

Victim's details show up on the web.
Jul 1 2020 11:43AM
Monash Uni infosec staff find gaping security hole in Palo Alto Networks gear

Monash Uni infosec staff find gaping security hole in Palo Alto Networks gear

Authentication bypass could be targeted by foreign adversaries.
Jun 30 2020 9:40AM
Card skimming raids plague online stores

Card skimming raids plague online stores

Quick and lucrative.
Jun 29 2020 11:44AM
Microsoft to close all its retail stores

Microsoft to close all its retail stores

"New approach to retail" means online only sales.
Jun 27 2020 12:40PM
US accuses Assange of recruiting LulzSec hackers

US accuses Assange of recruiting LulzSec hackers

No further charges laid in expanded second indictment.
Jun 25 2020 11:41AM
Scientists want 'Minority Report' pre-crime face recognition AI stopped

Scientists want 'Minority Report' pre-crime face recognition AI stopped

Threatens producing a "tech to prison pipeline".
Jun 24 2020 11:44AM
US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

Prize carrot to go with the warrant stick.
Jun 24 2020 11:00AM
US says no to direct Chinese cable connection to Hong Kong

US says no to direct Chinese cable connection to Hong Kong

National security concerns raised.
Jun 19 2020 12:29PM
Network zero-days leave millions of IoT devices open to abuse

Network zero-days leave millions of IoT devices open to abuse

Widely-used Treck TCP/IP library becomes supply chain security risk.
Jun 17 2020 1:07PM
Intel to add anti-malware tech to processors

Intel to add anti-malware tech to processors

NOP to ROP, JOP and COP with CET.
Jun 16 2020 12:25PM
Microsoft promises fix for print-breaking Windows 10 update

Microsoft promises fix for print-breaking Windows 10 update

June set of updates brings user headaches.
Jun 15 2020 12:08PM
US moots legal scrutiny of commercial spyware

US moots legal scrutiny of commercial spyware

Part of larger intelligence effort to stem overseas cyber threats.
Jun 12 2020 12:30PM
'Crosstalk' info leak flaw bridges Intel processor cores

'Crosstalk' info leak flaw bridges Intel processor cores

June release microcode mitigation hurts performance.
Jun 11 2020 8:46AM
Fisher & Paykel Appliances struck by Nefilim ransomware

Fisher & Paykel Appliances struck by Nefilim ransomware

Manufacturing and distribution impacted.
Jun 10 2020 2:04PM
Researchers build brain-on-a-chip

Researchers build brain-on-a-chip

Memristor-based synaptic circuit aimed at portable AI devices.
Jun 9 2020 11:33AM
Sino-Indian tensions spill over into Google Play App Store

Sino-Indian tensions spill over into Google Play App Store

Indian devs targeted apps from China with their apps.
Jun 8 2020 10:01AM
Critical SAP Sybase ASE bugs allowed full system takeover

Critical SAP Sybase ASE bugs allowed full system takeover

Part of SAP's May Patch Day fixes.
Jun 4 2020 10:38AM
Email from HaveIBeenPwned wipes helpdesk tickets

Email from HaveIBeenPwned wipes helpdesk tickets

SQLi ';-- " pwnage.
Jun 4 2020 10:22AM
Big publishers sue Internet Archive to stop digital book lending

Big publishers sue Internet Archive to stop digital book lending

Allege the Archive is "brazenly" scanning printed books.
Jun 2 2020 11:40AM

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