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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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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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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Bills banning Google Glass while driving are toothless, professor says

Legislation aimed at barring the use of Glass have stalled in many states. One professor suggests changing the wording of the bills.

By August 13, 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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Artist sends NSA a super-encrypted mixtape

David Huerta says it's a reminder that the rules of math "are more powerful than the rules of even the most powerful states."

By July 15, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: A new Surface and another major hack

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By May 23, 2014

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Will.i.am goes wearable and the S5 arrives in CNET UK Podcast 384

As the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear smartwatches hit shops, rapper Will.i.am is showing off his own secret wearable tech. Plus we bid a fond farewell to Windows XP, and find out how Game of Thrones has broken the Internet -- again.

By April 11, 2014