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Making a knife in an Airport? #schneier

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“The whole system is designed to catch stupid terrorists,” Schnei­er told me. A smart terrorist, he says, won’t try to bring a knife aboard a plane, as I had been doing; he’ll make his own, in the airplane bathroom. Schnei­er told me the recipe: “Get some steel epoxy glue at a hardware store. It comes in two tubes, one with steel dust and then a hardener. You make the mold by folding a piece of cardboard in two, and then you mix the two tubes together. You can use a metal spoon for the handle. It hardens in 15 minutes.”

By way of Bruce Schneier, The Things He Carried

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

October 17, 2008 at 7:48 am

Posted in risk, security, terrorism, travel

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  1. […] Making a knife in an Airport? #schneier (tags: risk security schneier) […]

  2. It’s even easier than fuckin’ around with epoxy (tubes have to go in a transparent plastic bag)…See:


    October 18, 2008 at 11:50 pm

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