Security Archive

Did the TSA spend $1.4 million on a randomizer app?

While many travelers have signed up for TSA PreCheck, which allows for quicker security screening at airports in the United States, the TSA has also allowed some regular travelers to end up in the PreCheck lanes through managed inclusion. How do they manage this? Through a randomizer app that determines which line the passenger should get […]

Travel scam warning: Bullet in luggage scam in the Philippines

Some travel scams are well-known throughout the world, while others are purely regional. The increase in instances of a particular scam in the Philippines is making headlines worldwide, and it’s worth knowing about if you plan on traveling there (or in case it spreads elsewhere). Security personnel at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been accused […]

Toddler has Minions “fart blaster” gun confiscated at airport

Following on the success of the “Despicable Me” movies, “Minions” has been everywhere this summer. One merchandise tie-in from the films got a toddler in trouble in Dublin, Ireland. Don’t you worry though, the security personnel at Dublin International Airport have neutralized the threat caused a “Minions” replica fart blaster gun. Yes, a fart gun. Here’s […]