TSA security flaws exposed users to risk of identity theft

Monday, 14 January 2008, 12:16 AM EST

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee published a report Friday with details about the committee's investigation into security flaws found in the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) traveler redress website. TSA is a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is responsible for baggage inspection and airport security. The site—which enables travelers to seek removal from airline watch lists by providing personal identification information—operated for four months before the vulnerabilities were detected.

At Ars Technica.

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