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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

By March 28, 2014

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Snapchat update to close loophole after mass hack

Snapchat is updating its app to close a loophole that saw millions of Snapchatters' details leaked by hackers.

By January 3, 2014

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United Airlines site loophole reoffers uber cheap fares

A Web site malfunction lets users trick the airline into offering them tickets with frequent-flyer miles they don't have.

By October 14, 2013

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Google races to close Android loophole that hijacks any app

Google has scrambled to close a security loophole in Android that could have allowed hackers to hijack any app and turn it into malware.

By July 9, 2013

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Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to '80s security

Cars are becoming smarter and more connected than ever before, but according to one researcher these cars of the future are being held back by security systems fresh from the 1980s.

By September 18, 2014

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Parent payout: Google settles in-app purchase suit for $19M

The search giant is the latest big tech company to tangle with the Federal Trade Commission over children making unauthorized buys within apps.

By September 4, 2014

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Sony Xperia Z lock screen loophole echoes Galaxy S3 issue

The Sony Xperia Z is the latest phone to suffer a leaky lock screen loophole, like the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S3.

By March 26, 2013

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014

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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.

By July 9, 2014