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

Adobe patches Flash 0day used by nation-state hackers

Adobe patches Flash 0day used by nation-state hackers

Used Excel spreadsheets in attacks.
Jun 8 2018 10:03AM
Microsoft trials Scottish subsea data centre

Microsoft trials Scottish subsea data centre

Edge computing off the coast.
Jun 7 2018 6:10AM
Apple focuses attention on core software updates

Apple focuses attention on core software updates

Outs macOS Mojave and iOS 12.
Jun 5 2018 10:31AM
Google debates re-engineering Chrome in wake of Spectre

Google debates re-engineering Chrome in wake of Spectre

Focuses on Site Isolation to mitigate against attacks.
May 31 2018 5:01PM
Blue Note audio attack corrupts hard drives

Blue Note audio attack corrupts hard drives

Audible and inaudible sounds wreck data.
May 31 2018 11:17AM
Intel trials microcode for browser-exploitable Spectre bug

Intel trials microcode for browser-exploitable Spectre bug

Spectre Variant 4 can be triggered with Javascript.
May 22 2018 11:20AM
Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone

Aussie 19-year-old takes Intel prize for building drone

Washes commercial office windows autonomously.
May 21 2018 6:58AM
Chrome to remove 'secure' and padlock icon for HTTPS

Chrome to remove 'secure' and padlock icon for HTTPS

Treating the web as safe by default.
May 18 2018 8:05AM
AI's compute hunger outpaces Moore's law

AI's compute hunger outpaces Moore's law

Expect trend to continue.
May 17 2018 12:00PM
Pawsey trials NVIDIA GPUs for Nimbus cloud

Pawsey trials NVIDIA GPUs for Nimbus cloud

Kicks off early adopter program.
May 16 2018 10:16AM
'Efail' vulnerability lies in apps, not PGP and GnuPG

'Efail' vulnerability lies in apps, not PGP and GnuPG

Early fears over research largely unfounded.
May 15 2018 6:07AM
Researchers hide attacks against voice recognition

Researchers hide attacks against voice recognition

Subliminal sounds issue commands without users knowing.
May 11 2018 12:01PM
'Misunderstanding' causes serious vulnerability in every OS

'Misunderstanding' causes serious vulnerability in every OS

Emergency patches appear from all vendors.
May 10 2018 8:22AM
Apple iOS update to block mobile forensics

Apple iOS update to block mobile forensics

Disables USB port after a week of device remaining locked.
May 9 2018 9:28AM
Javascript in Excel sparks security worries

Javascript in Excel sparks security worries

Fears custom functions will be abused by attackers.
May 9 2018 8:13AM
Microsoft to provide FPGA accelerated real-time Azure AI

Microsoft to provide FPGA accelerated real-time Azure AI

Project Brainwave hardware uses Intel chips.
May 8 2018 10:01AM
Eight more Spectre-style flaws found in Intel processors

Eight more Spectre-style flaws found in Intel processors

Four rated as high severity.
May 4 2018 10:55AM
Microsoft patches Docker remote code execution bug

Microsoft patches Docker remote code execution bug

No evidence of public exploit.
May 3 2018 9:47AM
AWS threatens to kill Signal's cloud account

AWS threatens to kill Signal's cloud account

Domain fronting considered abusive.
May 2 2018 10:08AM
UK health service shifts to Win10 after ransomware attacks

UK health service shifts to Win10 after ransomware attacks

Finally dumps vulnerable legacy systems.
May 1 2018 12:09PM

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