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Former TSA X-ray scanners easily tricked to miss weapons

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Posted at 6:01 PM, Aug 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-22 08:10:40-04

Thankfully airport security technology has changed.

New research founds that weapons—including guns, knives and explosives—could be slipped past the X-ray scanners formerly used by the Transportation Security Administration. Those scanner were used in airports up until last year.

For more on how the scanners were fooled, see this report from Newsy: