High Security Wafer Locks – My Defcon Talk

Apologies for the missed post last week, I’m sure it was heart-wrenching to the innumerable devoted followers of this blog! The reason was because I was giving a talk at this year’s DEFCON hacker conference, which was virtual this year. The excellent people at TOOOL US were responsible for running a lockpicking village there, which …

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Competitive Strategy

In my last article, I discussed how to improve the quality of your lockpicking practice, which I developed primarily to help me prepare for the LockCon picking competition that year. However, if you were thinking of participating in a lockpicking competition – Which I highly recommend to anyone with an intermediate level of lockpicking skill …

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Lockpicking – Beyond the Basics – Lockpicking

Finally, part 4 of my series, on lockpicking tips and tricks. This article will actually cover lockpicking itself! as ever, you can read the previous article on tensioning tricks here. Lockpicking Orientation: So, my first piece of advice is on orientation. I like to orient my locks with the pins being pulled down into the …

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