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    Big Hello from the Maritimes
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    TSA may back off airport body scanner health study

    (CNN) -- The Transportation Security Administration may back off a plan to conduct an independent study of the health effects of airport body scanners, saying a soon-to-be-released inspector general's report validates earlier conclusions that the machines are not harmful. TSA Administrator John...
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    Thinking about scanning my family picture to put on disk

    Hello, I thinking about scanning my family picture to put on disk for Christmas. I want to do it fast but still keep the quality. I would love to hear good ways to go about doing this before I start? I just want to consider all my options!
  4. FTA Hacker

    Facebook's URL scanner is vulnerable to cloaking attacks

    Members of a hacking think-tank called Blackhat Academy claim that Facebook's URL scanning systems can be tricked into thinking malicious pages are clean by using simple content cloaking techniques. More...
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    Barcode Readers

    Barcode Readers A barcode scanner is a device designed to read barcodes printed on a retailer's products for the purpose of stock control and to recover the latest pricing. They are also known as barcode readers and they are electronic devices that have a light source and a light sensor, used...
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    Black Hat: Embedded Web servers open printer, scanner security holes

    It's fairly simple to find corporate or consumer printers and scanners online and, without breaking into them, get a hold of documents that these devices recently processed. More...
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    Heathrow to install facial recognition scanners

    The U.K.'s largest airport, Heathrow, will install facial recognition scanners by September for international and domestic passengers to prevent illegal immigration in the country. More...
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    Mac security firm ships first-ever iPhone malware scanner

    French security firm Intego, which is known for its Mac OS X antivirus software, today released the first malware-scanning app for the iPhone and iPad. More...
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    TSA stands by officers after pat-down of elderly woman in Florida

    (CNN) -- The Transportation Security Administration stood by its security officers Sunday after a Florida woman complained that her cancer-stricken, 95-year-old mother was patted down and forced to remove her adult diaper while going through security. Reports of the incident took hold in social...
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    How do I know if my laptop harddrive needs replacement?

    My laptop is about five years old give and take, and I've been noticing sluggish performance. I've read somewhere replacing with a new harddrive will improve performance. I've also notice that the hard drive LED blinks a lot especially after running memory-heavy programs.
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    Man takes box cutters onto JetBlue plane at JFK

    The Transportation Security Administration is sending three screeners for remedial training after a passenger carried three box cutters onto a JetBlue plane at New York's Kennedy airport. The box cutters fell out of the passenger's carry-on luggage as he was stowing it in an overhead...
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    Full body scanner arrives at P.E.I. airport

    The Charlottetown Airport now has a full body scanner, although the security machine is not yet operating. Mathieu Larocque, speaking for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, said the scanner shows X-ray-style images of people without their clothes. Larocque said only passengers...

    TSA Making Airport Body Scanners More Private

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has begun testing new software designed to make full body scanner images at airport security more private. In a demonstration at a TSA facility at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, TSA Administrator John Pistole showed off the...
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    Will DDR3 memory work on a DDR2 memory standard motherboard?

    I am choosing a new motherboard and it has DDR2 standard memory, I was wondering if DDR3 memory would work on this?
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    Airport security apologizes to B.C. woman, 82

    Elizabeth Strecker forgot that her prosthetic breast was made of gel, a material that's prohibited in certain quantities on aircraft, her daughter-in-law says. The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority is apologizing after an 82-year-old B.C. woman was reduced to tears at Calgary...
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    Dino egg reveals fetus

    LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – It's a collection millions of years of years in the making. Dr. Neal Naranjo has spent vacations digging up fossils, and building a collection that includes six dinosaur eggs. "There had been a study done in Florida by a physician at a hospital looking at velaciraptor egg,"...
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    Getting touchy-feely at the airport

    A man receives a pat-down at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Heading to the airport for the first time in months? My, how things have changed. New security checkpoint measures, which some travelers call "groping" and "virtual strip searches," have sparked a public outcry...
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    Which airports have body scanners?

    More than 60 airports are using body-scanning machines to screen passengers. Many Americans planning holiday travel have expressed concern -- even outrage -- over the the Transportation Security Administration's use of full-body scanning and enhanced pat-downs, but a large number of fliers are...
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    NYPD: Eye scans will help keep track of suspects

    New York police are using new iris scanners as part of an initiative announced earlier this week. New York -- In a move intended to better track criminal suspects, New York City's finest are now photographing the eyes of those they haul in. Adding eye scans to a list of police identification...
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    Body scan refusal creates online uproar

    The refusal of an American air traveller to go through a body scanner has given rise to an internet sensation, and has the U.S. government defending the controversial machines. California software engineer John Tyner, 31, recorded himself challenging security agents at San Diego International...