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

Data centre fire strikes UniSuper

Data centre fire strikes UniSuper

Partial system shutdown at Port Melbourne facility.
May 12 2017 7:00AM
Microsoft plugs zero-days exploited by cyber spies

Microsoft plugs zero-days exploited by cyber spies

RCEs rectified.
May 11 2017 6:40AM
Senate committee wants much stricter drone flying rules

Senate committee wants much stricter drone flying rules

Fear of accidents sparks raft of proposed regulations.
May 11 2017 6:31AM
Bank of Queensland scouts for cyber security head

Bank of Queensland scouts for cyber security head

To represent BoQ externally and attract innovation talent.
May 10 2017 8:50AM
We are not Russian spies: Kaspersky

We are not Russian spies: Kaspersky

Security vendor denies US allegations.
May 10 2017 8:10AM
Microsoft plugs critical remote exploit in anti-malware

Microsoft plugs critical remote exploit in anti-malware

Flaw is the 'worst-ever in recent memory'.
May 9 2017 12:14PM
Bank heists via SS7 are bad news for telcos

Bank heists via SS7 are bad news for telcos

[Blog post] Inaction on old network could cost them dearly.
May 9 2017 10:30AM
Intel system management security hole worse than feared

Intel system management security hole worse than feared

Dell, Lenovo, Fujitsu and HP to release patched firmware.
May 8 2017 6:39AM
Confusion reigns over whether Aussie VPNs must keep user metadata

Confusion reigns over whether Aussie VPNs must keep user metadata

AGD refuses to provide clarity.
May 5 2017 6:45AM
Massive Google Docs phishing attack hits Gmail users

Massive Google Docs phishing attack hits Gmail users

Update: Self-replicating malware snarfs all contacts.
May 4 2017 6:21AM
Microsoft debuts locked-down Windows 10 S

Microsoft debuts locked-down Windows 10 S

Run any app you want, as long as it's from the Windows Store.
May 3 2017 9:44AM
SAN outages put dent in ATO's cybersecurity

SAN outages put dent in ATO's cybersecurity

Struggled to remain compliant.
May 1 2017 5:35PM
Australian govt sends first test e-invoice

Australian govt sends first test e-invoice

Cheque's in the email.
May 1 2017 12:49PM
IBM shipped malware on USB sticks

IBM shipped malware on USB sticks

Trojan found with Storwize initialisation tool.
May 1 2017 6:40AM
Australians invited to US Hack the Air Force bug bounty

Australians invited to US Hack the Air Force bug bounty

Five-Eyes hackers to join in for the first time.
Apr 28 2017 7:45AM
Atlassian plugs Confluence info leak hole

Atlassian plugs Confluence info leak hole

Two security problems in one week.
Apr 28 2017 7:30AM
British man gets two years in prison for DDoS tool sales

British man gets two years in prison for DDoS tool sales

Inspired Lizard Squad's LOIC.
Apr 27 2017 6:43AM
Microsoft splits Win10 security, software updates

Microsoft splits Win10 security, software updates

Greater flexibility for when to install fixes.
Apr 26 2017 3:27PM
Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Russian mega carder gets record US prison sentence

Roman "Track2" Seleznev hacked PoS systems with malware.
Apr 24 2017 11:21AM
Leaked NSA backdoor spreads throughout the world

Leaked NSA backdoor spreads throughout the world

Exploit code infects tens of thousands of systems.
Apr 24 2017 10:58AM

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