Hacking the TSA

Hacking the TSA Screening equipment

Hacking the TSA Screening equipmentRecently is was revealed by security investigators that a training program installed on every scanner that the TSA uses can be hacked to superimpose an image of a clean bag when a bag containing weapons is being screened. Effectively, this would allow hackers to work in conjunction with hijackers to get weapons on board an aircraft. Further study also shows that other institutions such as federal buildings, courthouses and other similarly protected locations use this same equipment, putting them at equal risk. You can read more of the Wired Magazine story right here.

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