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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 Mar. 28, 2014


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 Jan. 3, 2014


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 Oct. 14, 2013


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 Jul. 9, 2013


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 Mar. 26, 2013


Amazon shoppers will squeeze through Calif. tax loophole

On Saturday, California residents get to pay tax at checkout on Amazon.com purchases. But hundreds of thousands of items will remain (apparently) tax-free.

By Sep. 11, 2012


Photo theft security loophole found in Android too

A new security issue has been found with Google's Android OS that lets apps access user photos without asking.

By Mar. 1, 2012


iOS security loophole lets apps grab user photos

A software feature that lets apps access user location has also been found to give developers access to that user's entire photo library.

By Feb. 28, 2012


FileVault security loophole

FileVault security loophole

By Nov. 19, 2003


FCC closes cable programming loophole

The commission votes Wednesday to end the "terrestrial loophole" that allowed cable operators to refuse local sports programming access to competitors.

By Jan. 20, 2010