Shotguns are not allowed through airport security. But what does that matter if you can build one from items purchased in an airport gift shop? The break-action shotgun pictured above was made from Red Bull cans, a hair dryer, batteries and a can of Axe body spray – and it can blast a handful of pocket change through…
It looks like the days of shampoo bottles striking fear into the hearts of airport security everywhere might be numbered. Thanks to Los Alamos scientists, a new type of detection technology could give airports the tools they need to finally tell if a liquid is a potential threat—all with one simple scan.
I'm about to sell my phone, and I want to erase my data. Are the built-in methods secure? Could someone with data recovery software still uncover my private information?
If you're planning on stealing anything from the London Borough of Brent, you might want to think twice—or at least hope you look good in green. The Brent Police Department has a crazy new secret weapon that covers crooks head to toe in a semipermanent emerald, ultraviolet glow. And they have no idea until it's too…
Apple says that the new iPhone 5S' fingerprint sensor is "a convenient and highly secure way to access your phone." The former is true. The latter, not so much. The fingerprint security can be easily broken. Jealous spouses and industrial spies, rejoice!
Once again, Apple has left a security backdoor wide open in a new version of their mobile operating system. iOS 7 allows anyone with physical access to your iPhone to see your private photos and then share them online.
I guess we're not even surprised at this point. Der Spiegel is reporting that internal NSA documents prove the agency's widespread smartphone data access. And it's pretty exhaustive. Spiegel found explicit mention of information access from iPhones, BlackBerry handsets, and devices running Android.
The metal detector we're all used to walking through at courthouses and airports got its start as the usual machinery made to keep the worker under the boot of the employer. The Germans created metal detectors as a more time-efficient method of searching workers leaving the factory.
A Pennsylvania bus driver survived a terrifying encounter with a wild deer that burst through the windshield before frantically jumping around looking for a way out. The driver had some minor cuts on his hands from the broken glass but otherwise just wanted a copy of the security video "before it went viral."