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TSA checkpoint systems found exposed on the net


Dark Reading - (International) A Qualys researcher discovered two devices, the Morpho Detection Itemiser 3 and the Kronos 4500, used at U.S. airports and other security checkpoints have backdoors in which hackers can access usernames and passwords to the devices. The researchers also found about 6,000 Kronos time clock systems that are online and open to the public, two of which are located at U.S. airports.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:15