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

HPE servers targeted by ransomware criminals

HPE servers targeted by ransomware criminals

Management interfaces left open to the internet abused.
Apr 27 2018 9:25AM
Amazon Echo coded into a silent spy device

Amazon Echo coded into a silent spy device

Transcribed what users said.
Apr 26 2018 9:18PM
Telstra cops $10m fine for 'premium' mobile billing

Telstra cops $10m fine for 'premium' mobile billing

Over 100,000 customers to be refunded.
Apr 26 2018 8:20PM
Hoteliers advised to update keycard room locks

Hoteliers advised to update keycard room locks

Vulnerability found after 15 years and thousands of hours.
Apr 26 2018 7:29AM
Orangeworm menaces healthcare computers

Orangeworm menaces healthcare computers

Plants Kwampirs backdoors.
Apr 24 2018 10:42AM
Australia joins NATO Cyber Defence Centre

Australia joins NATO Cyber Defence Centre

Will observe cyber defence exercise.
Apr 24 2018 6:46AM
Oracle fixes hundreds of security holes in enterprise apps

Oracle fixes hundreds of security holes in enterprise apps

Urges admins to patch or be exploited.
Apr 19 2018 10:04AM
Microsoft debuts Linux-powered IoT security chips

Microsoft debuts Linux-powered IoT security chips

Azure Sphere targets edge security.
Apr 17 2018 10:21AM
Aussie firms targeted by Russian state hackers

Aussie firms targeted by Russian state hackers

Attackers rooted routers, switches and firewalls for years.
Apr 17 2018 9:32AM
Google mandates TLS encrypted connections for Android apps

Google mandates TLS encrypted connections for Android apps

All networks considered hostile.
Apr 13 2018 11:46AM
Android vendors fail to install security patches

Android vendors fail to install security patches

Devices lie and claim to be fully patched.
Apr 13 2018 7:42AM
Hi-res screens kill Skype for Business app sharing

Hi-res screens kill Skype for Business app sharing

Buffer blowout.
Apr 12 2018 10:47AM
Google prepares Gmail redesign

Google prepares Gmail redesign

Could arrive within weeks.
Apr 12 2018 9:22AM
IBM makes Watson available for Apple iOS apps

IBM makes Watson available for Apple iOS apps

Initially targets field force uses.
Mar 21 2018 11:04AM
Intel rearchitects new CPUs in wake of Spectre flaw

Intel rearchitects new CPUs in wake of Spectre flaw

Processor-protecting partitioning.
Mar 16 2018 8:34AM
China delayed flaw notification to exploit them: researchers

China delayed flaw notification to exploit them: researchers

Flaws backdated in national database.
Mar 10 2018 1:30AM
Tesla left its cloud servers open to cryptomining hackers

Tesla left its cloud servers open to cryptomining hackers

Kubernetes admin console exposed.
Feb 21 2018 8:15AM
Intel offers bounties for Meltdown, Spectre bug hunters

Intel offers bounties for Meltdown, Spectre bug hunters

Up to US$250,000 for side-channel flaws.
Feb 15 2018 7:45AM
Microsoft tries again with Spectre fix for Windows

Microsoft tries again with Spectre fix for Windows

Also patches Adobe Flash zero-day.
Feb 14 2018 8:45AM
Intel releases Spectre fix for Skylake CPUs only

Intel releases Spectre fix for Skylake CPUs only

Promises versions for other processors.
Feb 9 2018 6:40AM

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