Officials Shut Down Website Creating Fake Boarding Passes

Federal law enforcement shuttered the Northwest Airlines Boarding Pass Generator and raided the home of Christopher Soghoian, the Indiana University graduate student who created the site to underscore the security problems with such passes, Soghoian stated on his Web site. The FBI first visited Soghoian's home on Friday and asked him to remove the site, but when he got online, he found the generator has already been taken down, the student said on his blog.

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