Intelligence said the portable bombs used by terrorists may not be detected by airport security.The US intelligence services have information indicating that terrorist organizations have access to advanced technology that prevents the detection of hidden devices hidden in laptops, CNN reported.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has indicated that some security checks used by airports will not be stymied by explosives.Intelligence is believed to have led to a laptop ban set by the administration of US President Donald Trump.
The ban prohibits laptops or other mobile devices from using direct flights to the country from 10 airports in seven countries of the Middle East and Turkey.The decision prompted similar measures from the United Kingdom, which imposed a ban on organs from five countries from the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.
However, the Homeland Security Department told CNN it could not discuss private intelligence information publicly.”However, the assessment of intelligence indicates that terrorist groups are still targeting commercial flights to include the smuggling of explosive devices into electronics,” the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement.
“The US government is reassessing existing intelligence and gathering new intelligence, allowing continuous assessment of aviation security operations and policies and improvements when deemed necessary to maintain passenger safety. As always, a robust security system uses multiple layers of security, Whether seen or not.