Entries in 'loophole' (11)

Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Up iOS update that closes a lockscreen security loophole has also put a stop to a popular iPhone jailbreak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Attendees Amsterdam’s Black Hat security conference have discovered a security vulnerability in EA’s Origin client.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
Wii U loophole granted forumite access to debug menu

Wii U loophole granted forumite access to debug menu

A member of video games forum NeoGaf appears to have found an OS loophole that grants access to Wii U’s debug menu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2012 at 11:33AM in News
UPDATED: Ubisoft DRM loophole allows remote hackers to access PCs

UPDATED: Ubisoft DRM loophole allows remote hackers to access PCs

A potentially very serious issue with the PC DRM employed by Ubisoft seems to have left many gamers susceptible to hackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2012 at 11:58AM in News

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Channel Islands lose VAT-loophole court challenge

Channel Islands lose VAT-loophole court challenge

Jersey and Guernsey has lost their judicial review of the UK Government's decision to end Low Value Consignment Relief.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2012 at 5:54PM in News
ANALYSIS: Channel Island tax dodge

ANALYSIS: Channel Island tax dodge

When Play.com took advantage of the Channel Island tax relief back in 1998, it changed UK online retailing overnight.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 21st 2011 at 12:42PM in News
Tax dodgers flee Channel Islands

Tax dodgers flee Channel Islands

Online entertainment retailers are preparing to leave the Channel Islands after the UK Government said it will close the VAT loophole next April.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 18th 2011 at 8:19AM in News
Indies call for VAT clampdown

Indies call for VAT clampdown

Independent games retailers have urged the Government to make good on its promise to review the Channel Islands’ tax loophole.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 12:00PM in News

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Budget delivers warning shot to Jersey traders

Budget delivers warning shot to Jersey traders

The tax loophole that has for so long allowed key online retailers to offer cheaper games is under threat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 2:06PM in News
PS3 patch "re-secures" console against piracy

PS3 patch "re-secures" console against piracy

Today's arrival of the 3.60 PS3 software patch may have won more headlines for its introduction of cloud game save storage, but its effects may have a far larger ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2011 at 2:10PM in News
Government plugs adult ratings loophole

Government plugs adult ratings loophole

The UK Government has closed a loophole in the 1984 Video Records Act, which meant retailers could not be prosecuted for selling adult movies and video games to children.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 7th 2010 at 11:32AM in News