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Police Looking For 2 Women Allegedly ‘Screened’ By Fake TSA Agent At SFO

More details were released today about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately “screening” two women at San Francisco International Airport.

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Fans fight in the stands at Candlestick Park, Saturday Aug. 20, 2011. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Rowdy Fan Behavior Still Exists Despite Bryan Stow Case

Despite added security at many sports venues, including in the Bay Area, there are still plenty of cases of fan altercations, more than three years after the Bryan Stow attack.

07/10/2014

The TSA is noticing a trend of passengers attempting to bring aboard knives the size of a credit card onto airplanes. (photo courtesy TSA blog)

TSA Says Growing Number Of Passengers Stopped With ‘Credit Card’ Knives At SFO, Oakland Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has noticed a new trend at airport checkpoints where passengers are being stopped for carrying knives that fold up into the size of credit cards.

07/07/2014

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

Washington Hospital in Fremont, California. (CBS)

Washington Hospital In Fremont Issues High Security Alert

Increased security measures are now in place at the hospital following the recent discovery of some suspicious materials there.

07/02/2014

Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlinesjet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

San Jose Airport Officials Maintain Perimeter Security Has Been Strengthened Following Stowaway Teen Incident

The airport’s security has been in question since an incident in April, when a teenage boy hopped a fence and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii.

06/26/2014

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Fremont Police Hopes To Add Surveillance Cameras, License Plate Readers

With the help of private surveillance cameras, burglaries are down in Fremont. Now, city officials want to install high-def cameras and license plate readers to track criminals coming from out of town.

06/12/2014

Hacker Group Disrupts Bay Area Rapid Transit

Is TweetDeck Safe? How To Make Sure Your Twitter Account Isn’t Compromised

Is Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.

06/11/2014

A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Expands In The East Bay For Airline Passengers

An enrollment center for a program to expedite screenings by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now open in Oakland.

06/11/2014

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TweetDeck Security Breaches Have You Concerned? Here Are 3 Alternatives

After Tweetdeck’s security issue Tuesday featuring tweets from your accounts showing random codes and hearts, and then some Tweetdeck pop-up messages that featuring the male anatomy and Rick Astley lyrics, you may be looking for options.

06/11/2014

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