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

Apache patches 'OptionsBleed' web server info leak bug

Apache patches 'OptionsBleed' web server info leak bug

Heartbleed-like but not as serious.
Sep 20 2017 8:46AM
Viacom left keys to its kingdom exposed on AWS

Viacom left keys to its kingdom exposed on AWS

Credentials leak could have seen media company hijacked.
Sep 20 2017 6:44AM
Researchers create light-to-audio photonics storage

Researchers create light-to-audio photonics storage

Claim world first.
Sep 19 2017 12:02PM
AWS to switch to per-second billing for Linux instances

AWS to switch to per-second billing for Linux instances

Promises price reductions.
Sep 19 2017 8:39AM
Security vendor Avast distributed malware-infested utility

Security vendor Avast distributed malware-infested utility

CCleaner 5.33 hacked.
Sep 19 2017 6:19AM
Fake Python packages proffered to programmers

Fake Python packages proffered to programmers

Check package names carefully.
Sep 18 2017 11:57AM
Security.txt standard may help researchers report flaws

Security.txt standard may help researchers report flaws

Follows example of robots.txt.
Sep 18 2017 11:07AM
Criminals mine cryptocurrency in users' browsers

Criminals mine cryptocurrency in users' browsers

Drop Javascript through booby-trapped ads.
Sep 15 2017 9:45AM
Microsoft trials in-use data encryption for Azure cloud

Microsoft trials in-use data encryption for Azure cloud

TEEs up confidential computing offering.
Sep 15 2017 6:40AM
Equifax admits Apache Struts flaw behind megahack

Equifax admits Apache Struts flaw behind megahack

Vulnerability exploited in the wild since March.
Sep 14 2017 12:40PM
Microsoft patches zero-day used to install police spyware

Microsoft patches zero-day used to install police spyware

.NET framework flaw exploited.
Sep 13 2017 10:35AM
Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

Android, Linux, Windows, iOS implementations exploitable.
Sep 13 2017 9:53AM
Apple introduces high-end iPhone X

Apple introduces high-end iPhone X

Three new iPhones, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K launched.
Sep 13 2017 6:45AM
Windows compatibility mode resurfaces old flaws

Windows compatibility mode resurfaces old flaws

Think before applying feature to apps.
Sep 12 2017 8:57AM
Chrome to provide TLS interception warnings

Chrome to provide TLS interception warnings

Former intern develops warning interstitial for browser.
Sep 11 2017 11:58AM
Qantas pilots get mobile flight data application

Qantas pilots get mobile flight data application

Aims to reduce fuel use and carbon emissions.
Sep 8 2017 8:50AM
Xero users targeted by info stealer malware

Xero users targeted by info stealer malware

Sophisticated phishing attack.
Sep 8 2017 6:42AM
ShadowBrokers release UNITEDRAKE NSA malware

ShadowBrokers release UNITEDRAKE NSA malware

Promise two data dumps a month.
Sep 7 2017 11:33AM
US seeks to mandate anti-hacking defences for self-driving cars

US seeks to mandate anti-hacking defences for self-driving cars

SELF DRIVE Act passes lower house.
Sep 7 2017 9:30AM
Microsoft won't patch Edge XSS vulnerability

Microsoft won't patch Edge XSS vulnerability

Content security policy bypass is 'by design'.
Sep 7 2017 6:33AM

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