The scanners do a good job seeing under clothing but cannot see through plastic or rubber materials that resemble skin, said Peter Siegel, a senior scientist at the California Institute of Technology.
"You probably could find very common materials that you could wrap around you that would effectively obscure things," Siegel said.
Hey everyone...we've got this great new equipment that will revolutionize airline security. It will allow us to look under your clothes and see everything the lord gave you in order to spot weapons that bad guys are trying to sneak in. Oh...by the way...here's exactly how to beat it.
Wouldn't surprise me to learn that it does the exact opposite. As in, when you wear plastic or rubber under your clothes it shows up as bright green or somethin'.
I heard last week that Findude was asked to step outta line for this at the airport: