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TSA NOW ADMITS ILLEGALS FLY WITH NO ID

Letter sent to Congress contradicts previous denials…

The Obama administration’s decision to let illegal aliens bypass security procedures and board passenger jets without identification has been confirmed in a recent letter sent to a member of Congress. 762 more words

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Security Analysis of a Full-Body Scanner: Possible to Conceal Knives/Guns/Explosives, Manipulate Images with Malware

08/21/2014

USENIX:

Advanced imaging technologies are a new class of people screening systems used at airports and other sensitive environments to detect metallic as well as nonmetallic contraband. 129 more words

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Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanners | Wired

Two years ago, a blogger named Jonathan Corbett published a YouTube video that seemed to show a facepalm-worthy vulnerability in the TSA’s Rapiscan full-body X-ray scanners: Because metal detected by the scanners appeared black in the images they created, he claimed that any passenger could hide a weapon on the side of his or her body to render it invisible against the scans’ black background. 135 more words

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The TSA's Expensive, Controversial Backscatter Scanners Were Utterly Useless

The “backscatter” scanner needs no introduction. Only taken out of commission at airports in 2013 thanks to Americans being ugly to look at naked, the backscatter scanner was controversial because it was tested in secret and there were serious concerns about public health and safety. 276 more words

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That Time I Almost Got Strip Searched at the Airport...Thanks Mom

I have been traveling a lot this summer and that means one thing…flying.  I don’t really like flying very much.  If I could take the train everywhere I would.   1,385 more words