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Boarding Pass App Worries Security Experts
2012-10-26 04:14:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), security experts warn. The barcodes contain information that reveals which security protocols a traveler will be subject to, the researchers said. The vulnerability involves the TSA´s pre-screening system known as...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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