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

Telstra routing flub affects hundreds of networks worldwide

Telstra routing flub affects hundreds of networks worldwide

Accusations of BGP hijacking fly.
Sep 30 2020 9:33AM
'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

Researcher's honeypot picks up exploitation attempt.
Sep 28 2020 6:51AM
DOS Subsystem for Linux breaks cover

DOS Subsystem for Linux breaks cover

Penguinistas cop a load of HIMEM.SYS.
Sep 23 2020 11:57AM
Researchers say not to use myGovID until login flaw is fixed

Researchers say not to use myGovID until login flaw is fixed

ATO declines to change protocol.
Sep 21 2020 11:52AM
Maze ransomware criminals go virtual to evade detection

Maze ransomware criminals go virtual to evade detection

Close to 2 gigabyte virtual disk image hides payload.
Sep 18 2020 8:30AM
Researcher finds Tony Abbott's passport number in ticketing engine code

Researcher finds Tony Abbott's passport number in ticketing engine code

Amadeus takes five months to fix info leak.
Sep 16 2020 4:27PM
Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols, out of band channel hijacking and real-time phishing.
Sep 16 2020 3:34PM
'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

Vulnerability patched last month far worse than thought.
Sep 15 2020 11:49AM
Slack patching means easy pickings for Chinese govt hackers

Slack patching means easy pickings for Chinese govt hackers

F5 Big-IP, Citrix, Pulse VPN and Microsoft Exchange servers routinely exploited.
Sep 15 2020 10:56AM
US adversaries step up hacking campaigns ahead of elections

US adversaries step up hacking campaigns ahead of elections

Users and organisations urged to enable MFA to thwart attacks.
Sep 11 2020 12:15PM
Millions of devices vulnerable to BLURtooth info leak bug

Millions of devices vulnerable to BLURtooth info leak bug

Industry Bluetooth Special Interest Group suggests mitigations.
Sep 11 2020 11:46AM
Palo Alto Networks warns of critical remote code execution bug

Palo Alto Networks warns of critical remote code execution bug

Patch or be pwned.
Sep 11 2020 10:24AM
Patch Wednesday fixes 'worst-case scenario' Exchange bug

Patch Wednesday fixes 'worst-case scenario' Exchange bug

Another large set of security updates this month.
Sep 9 2020 11:13AM
BitConnect spruiker banned by ASIC

BitConnect spruiker banned by ASIC

Seven year don't do that applied to John Biggaton.
Sep 4 2020 6:40AM
SonicWall left users exposed to vulnerable API for 14 days

SonicWall left users exposed to vulnerable API for 14 days

LinkedIn poke at chief executive accelerated fix.
Sep 3 2020 2:45PM
September ushers in halved TLS cert lifespans

September ushers in halved TLS cert lifespans

Browser vendors decided 13 months is long enough.
Aug 31 2020 11:45AM
Over 54,000 scanned NSW driver's licences found in open cloud storage

Over 54,000 scanned NSW driver's licences found in open cloud storage

TfNSW investigates mystery data leak on AWS S3.
Aug 28 2020 12:56PM
Orica completes co-lo clear-out in shift to AWS

Orica completes co-lo clear-out in shift to AWS

Completed in less than 15 months.
Aug 26 2020 12:12PM
ASIC sues financial services company for repeated hacks

ASIC sues financial services company for repeated hacks

Hacker spent 155 hours logged in without detection.
Aug 21 2020 10:53AM
Uber's former CSO charged over hush money to hackers

Uber's former CSO charged over hush money to hackers

Cover up of massive 2016 data breach alleged.
Aug 21 2020 6:47AM

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