Tags » Body Scanners
The majority of United States travelers have cooperated with enhanced security measures such as removing their shoes and adhering to the limitation of liquids in their possession as a way to counteract the perceived threat of terrorism since the September 11, 2001, attacks. 2,789 more words
How do you apologize for that? 283 more words
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — The Salt Lake County Metro Jail is installing a new deterrent to keep inmates from sneaking contraband into the facility. 363 more words
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
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Rapiscan scanner can see your private parts, but it can’t see your gun.
That was the finding from a joint study conducted by three universities, who were able to slip guns through a Rapiscan body scanner without being detected. 220 more words
After receiving a wealth of negative coverage both in the media and on the tarmac, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) removed almost 200 full-body scanners from airports last year, the Chicago Tribune… 102 more words