Another TSA Screw-Up: No Fly List Leaked, 1.5 Million Names Released

  • The Transportation Security Administration’s No Fly List, which contains 1.5 million entries, was leaked online after a Swedish hacker discovered it on an unprotected server.
  • The list includes names of potential IRA members, many of Middle Eastern descent and the recently freed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout – among others.
  • The hacker, who goes by the name “crimew,” shared on their blog that the list “is indeed a copy of the No Fly List from 2019” and includes airline employee names, addresses, passport numbers and pilots’ license numbers.