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8 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake

Late Night: Defective X-Ray Pornscanners. You Can See Sideboobs But Not Sidearms

The article talks about blogger Jonathan Corbett who published a YouTube video two years ago showing some of these same failings which the TSA pooh-poohed.


Related Topix: US News, Blog News

22 hrs ago | Wired

Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA's X-Ray Body Scanners

Hovav Shacham, one of the security researchers who found a collection of gaping vulnerabilities in the Rapiscan X-ray machines, poses for a full-body scan in one of the systems.


Related Topix: US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014


TSA Finds Firearm in Man's Luggage at Burlington International Airport

The Transportation Security Administration found a firearm in a man's carry-on luggage at Burlington International Airport on Monday.


Related Topix: US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014


No charges for accused airport security scammer

A passenger accused of posing as an airport security agent and taking women into a private screening room will not be prosecuted.


Related Topix: US News, Travel

Sys-Con Media

DFW International Airport and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Launch Light...

The first train arrived at DFW at with greeters from DFW and DART, culminating six years of partnership, planning and construction between the two entities to make the service a reality.


Related Topix: US News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Before You Go

A new study has confirmed what many airline travelers have long suspected: On any given flight, passengers can pay twice as much as others in the same cabin section, and even as much as eight times more.


Related Topix: Virgin America, US News, Travel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

VID: For Your Consideration - Remy TSA Contest Entry

"Remy's TSA Contest Entry," written and performed by Remy and produced by Meredith Bragg.


Related Topix: US News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

San Diego Reader

No long lines, no security checkpoints

A new airline is coming soon to San Diego. And in an industry where most major carriers have started making money for the first time in decades; traditional carriers based at Lindbergh Field may experience the loss of the highly profitable business-class passenger.


Related Topix: Kearny Mesa (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, US News

Greenwich Citizen

Fairbanks airport warns people of screening delays

Fairbanks International Airport officials are urging travelers on departing flights to arrive earlier than usual over the next few days because of expected screening delays.


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News Max

Ex-US Marshal: TSA 'Blind Spot' - Relying on Machines Too Much

There are some serious flaws in how airport security is conducted today, says former U.S. Marshal Clay Biles, and the main "blind spot" for Transportation Security Administration agents is relying too much on machines.


Related Topix: US News

Federal Computer Week

Why FISMA is not enough for the Internet of Things

The cybersecurity vulnerabilities uncovered in a number of the Transportation Security Administration's electronic security and personnel management devices are part of a growing problem for federal IT managers, according to the expert that discovered and reported the flaws.


Related Topix: US News

Stop dressing police and TSA like the storm troopers

This past week in Ferguson, Missouri, next to St. Louis, violence has erupted after an unarmed person of color was shot and killed by a policeman.


Related Topix: US News, Missouri, Alternative, Prison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

TSA lost-and-found at LAX overflowing with unclaimed laptops, smartphones

If you do lose something, call TSA lost and found at 310-242-9073 or LAX lost and found at 424-646-5678.


Related Topix: US News, Cellphones

Hard-coded Credentials Still Haunt Many Legacy IoT Products

While it's good that more remote sensor are communicating with each other, in some cases providing sensitive information in real time, bad security practices among manufacturers of those devices remain -specifically, hard-coding admin passwords.


Related Topix: US News, SignaCert, Business News

WPTV Local News

FL airport has nation's best cellphone service

Beyond long lines and TSA pat-downs, a major headache for passengers at many U.S. airports is spotty cellphone service.


Related Topix: Cellphones, US News, Cell Phones, Electronics

Criminal Report Daily

Airport X-Ray Scanners Are Vulnerable to Hackers

A sword isn't going to be hard to catch on an X-ray scanner. Two swords are practically a gimme.


Related Topix: US News, Startups, Qualys, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

Tue Aug 12, 2014


TSA demonstrates airport pet-security checkpoints

Mary Waldron walks through security with her 10-year-old rescue dog Daisy during a TSA demonstration about traveling with pets through security at LaGuardia Airport on Aug. 12, 2014 in Queens.


Related Topix: US News


Love Dallas? + Fewer amateurs in PreCheck + $8 inflight cocktails

No surprise: Southwest adds DAL-SFO/OAK. Southwest's big expansion of service at Dallas' close-in Love Field later this year is adding two more business destinations: San Francisco and Oakland.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Virgin America, US News

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Get rid of the TSA? Not so fast, chief says

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, Travel

CBS Local

Report: TSA Confiscated 1,025 Firearms By June, Atlanta And Dallas Airports Top List

The Transportation Security Administration found 1,813 firearms in travelers' carry-on luggage last year, and as of the end of June 2014, TSA officials have already confiscated 1,025 firearms at U.S. security checkpoints.


Related Topix: US News, Energy, Oil & Gas, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International