airport security

Burn the EARN IT Act

I want to talk about malignant incompetence on the part of our elected officials, and this isn’t even about the pandemic. Rather, it’s about the spectacularly misguided, counterproductive,

The Kaggle data science community is competing to improve airport security with AI

Despite being slow and invasive, the TSA doesn't have a great record at catching threats. With the help of the Kaggle data science community, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is hosting an on

UK Widens Ban On Dead Mobile Devices On Flights

The UK government has issued new aviation security guidelines warning that passengers traveling by plane to or from the UK might now face checks on any electronic devices they are carrying with them t

Atom Bomb: Man With Tattoo Pulled Off Airplane Because One Person Thought He Looked Suspicious

<img src="" />It's pretty clear that we're now living in a society that's dominated by fear, not unlike Midgar in Final Fantasy VII or

TSA: Your iPad should make it through airport security without hassle

<img src="" />Good news for <a HREF="">iPad</a>-owning travelers: the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.

Outrage: Those airport full-body scanners violate Islamic law

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Are you outraged by those TSA 3D body scan machines, America?

<img src="" />Gather 'round for the time-honored American tradition of pretending to be outraged by something. (If we're to beli

Woman uses tape to trick biometric airport fingerprint scan

<img src="" /> This news from Japan is not really boosting trust in airport security measures not only in that country but also

Annoyed at airport security searching your iPod? You're not the only one

From the Department of Public Safety and General Preparedness comes this story of one man, a Cisco engineer, and his headline-making ordeal of having his possessions searched upon re-entry to the U.S.

Review: Travelon TSA-approved Checkpoint Friendly laptop bags

What is it about airports that bring out the worst in humanity? Is it waiting in long, arbitrary lines?  Is it being forced to reveal to everyone the holes in your socks?  Is it the $100 beers at th

What exactly is a TSA-friendly laptop bag?

I don’t have too much of a problem sliding my laptop out of my bag whenever I travel, but to be honest every second that’s taken out of that whole security situation is one more second I c

British company advances see-through camera tech

Remember the X-ray technology from Total Recall? A British company has developed what it calls “ThruVision” — a similar technology that “uses what it calls ‘passive imagi