Someone sent the LockPickingLawyer a smartphone lockbox. It's a small plastic box that holds a smartphone. Its door remains locked until the timer goes to zero. Of course, the LockPickingLawyer was able to open the lockbox without having to wait until the timer ran down.
The lockpicking lawyer reviews the StopBox, an expensive chamber lock that encloses the trigger of AR-15-style rifles, and confirms that you do not need his skill and experience to defeat it. This is because it has only six possible combinations. He shows how any "curious adolescent" can defeat it simply by mashing the buttons. Surely… READ THE REST
The lockpicking lawyer can open a fancy electronic-timed padlock in about half a second with a shim, but that's too easy. Why not open it with an electromagnetic pulse? You don't need to be an electrical engineer to know that sensitive electronics don't like random pulses of electricity appearing out of nowhere. READ THE REST
This solid-looking, bulky, 2 lb lock looks impressive, "but the truth is a child could probably be taught to open this in just a few minutes," says the LockPickingLawyer. READ THE REST
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