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

Critical Apache Struts vulnerability menaces enterprises

Critical Apache Struts vulnerability menaces enterprises

Users advised to upgrade immediately.
Sep 6 2017 6:40AM
China bans ICOs for cryptocurrencies

China bans ICOs for cryptocurrencies

Declares coin fundraising illegal.
Sep 5 2017 6:40AM
NAB switches on chatbot for business customers

NAB switches on chatbot for business customers

Further foray into virtual banking.
Sep 4 2017 10:02AM
Alleged Mirai botmaster faces the music in Britain

Alleged Mirai botmaster faces the music in Britain

Extradited from Germany after trial.
Sep 1 2017 8:55AM
Hackers launch massive Locky ransomware campaign

Hackers launch massive Locky ransomware campaign

More than 23 million messages sent.
Sep 1 2017 6:45AM
APNIC backs resilience feature for global domain name system

APNIC backs resilience feature for global domain name system

Any DNS resolver could step in as a root name server.
Aug 31 2017 6:40AM
Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Massive spambot captures 711 million email addresses

Largest-ever data dump.
Aug 30 2017 10:30AM
Hackers to compete in Australia's first defence cyber challenge

Hackers to compete in Australia's first defence cyber challenge

Seeking to fill skills shortage.
Aug 30 2017 7:00AM
Tech giants take out big Android DDoS botnet

Tech giants take out big Android DDoS botnet

Google removes hundreds of infected Play Store apps.
Aug 29 2017 6:40AM
List of thousands of wide-open IoT devices leaked

List of thousands of wide-open IoT devices leaked

Telnet open, responding to default credentials.
Aug 28 2017 6:31AM
Malware spreading through Facebook Messenger

Malware spreading through Facebook Messenger

Don't click on links.
Aug 25 2017 6:45AM
Exploit vendor offers large bounties for messaging app 0days

Exploit vendor offers large bounties for messaging app 0days

Up to US$500,000 on the table.
Aug 24 2017 6:40AM
Google mass-culls apps after malware found in Play Store

Google mass-culls apps after malware found in Play Store

Two years and 100 million downloads later.
Aug 23 2017 6:40AM
NBN customers targeted by scammers

NBN customers targeted by scammers

Beware of connection offers and phishing attempts.
Aug 22 2017 6:45AM
Android 8.0 'Oreo' ready to roll

Android 8.0 'Oreo' ready to roll

First version to address OS fragmentation problem.
Aug 22 2017 6:35AM
Google gives Aussie Android users its Assistant

Google gives Aussie Android users its Assistant

Will be available for 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat.
Aug 18 2017 11:55AM
IT consultant on trial for insider trading at bank

IT consultant on trial for insider trading at bank

Allegedly netted millions for two years.
Aug 18 2017 6:35AM
Government buys into IoT network builder Thinxtra

Government buys into IoT network builder Thinxtra

Takes $10m equity stake.
Aug 18 2017 4:43AM
Maersk's NotPetya losses could hit $378 million

Maersk's NotPetya losses could hit $378 million

Three businesses hard hit by attack.
Aug 17 2017 6:45AM
Backdoor injected into NetSarang systems management software

Backdoor injected into NetSarang systems management software

Firm suffers supply-chain attack.
Aug 16 2017 8:25AM

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