Gadget Alert

Fall 2003 CSANews Issue 48  |  Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.Back to list

The U.S. department of homeland security has added a new directive to security screeners at airports to more employ greater scrutiny with the following items at security gates and airport check in areas:

  • Keyless Entry Devices
  • Camera Flash Attachments
  • Cellphones
  • Dual Speaker multi band radios

From intelligence gathered from various sources they have determined that these items can be easily modified to be used as "stun" devices or storage for explosives.

A warning has also been issued that screeners should be wary of items in which knives can be stored such as belt buckles, lipstick cases, canes, umbrellas, key chains, pens, mock credit cards and money clips.