Series| Heretics

This hacker built a TSA-proof gun to show why “security” fails us

White hat hacker Evan Booth found an unconventional way to expose the TSA’s failing “security.”
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Taking off shoes and belts, throwing out 3-ounce cups of applesauce, removing laptops from bags — does any of this actually keep our airports safe, or is this just TSA “security theater”?

Regardless of the answer, the TSA is doing a terrible job: About 95% of smuggled items get through the security checkpoint unnoticed.

Evan Booth is advocating for better policies and processes — in a rather unconventional way.

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