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nnnnn workers attaching sharp spikes to the top of the white house fence wednesday after a series of embarrassing security breaches white house correspondent jeff mason was there the white house increases security after a series of incidents where people jumped over the fence got onto the white house grounds one person making it all the way into the executive mansion with a knife after that the secret service decided to increase its security measures and what we're seeing today is the spikes better sort of slanted outwards to prevent people from climbing over the , spikes are supposedly a temporary measure , until a more permanent solution to the security problem can be , most likely a fence higher than the current seven footers surrounding the white house grounds the white house balancing this heightened security outside by loosening some restrictions inside , previously if you were visiting the man , you were not allowed to take pics , but now tourists who come to the most famous house the united states can flip out there's flip phones take out their smartphones and cameras and take pictures of themselves and of the artifacts within the president's home first lady michelle obama even releasing an instagram video to kick off the new rule , been on a white house tour you may have seen this sign , well , not anymore , even though the spikes on the fence will discourage invaders the administration wants people to know the president's residence is not becoming a fortress