"Unpickable" padlock picked in 15 seconds

The Europa Disc Padlock Picked (Model P-370) is advertised as "UNPICKABLE" by the manufacturer. It took the Lockpicking Lawyer 15 seconds to open it using basic lockpicking tools.

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Look how easy it is to pick the lock on a FedEx transit safe

These transit safes were designed to keep people from snooping or stealing contents of FedEx packages but look how easily this guy picks the lock using simple lockpicking tools.

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Master Lock opened with plastic iPad wrapper

Here's how to open a Master Lock: 1) Buy an iPad. 2) Remove the iPad's stiff plastic protective wrapper. 3) Throw away the iPad. 4) Follow Bosnian Bill's instructions for making a lockpicking rake from the plastic wrapper.

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Watch how to open this hotel safe in seconds

Hotel safes with keypad combinations have become a staple in a certain level of hotel room, but if the administrative override code was not changed from the factory settings, it's incredibly easy to open one. Read the rest

Transparent padlock and lockpicking tools

I bought this for my daughter for her birthday and we both it. It's a $10 transparent padlock that lets you see the inner workings as you poke them with lockpicking tools. Amazon stopped selling low-priced lock-picks but they are dirt-cheap on eBay. Buy one for yourself, and another for your favorite juvenile hacker. Read the rest

Transparent padlock and lockpicking tools

This is one of the best presents you can buy a 13-year-old kid. It's a $10 transparent padlock that lets you see the inner workings as you poke them with lockpicking tools. Amazon stopped selling low-priced lock-picks but they are dirt-cheap on eBay. Buy one for yourself, and another for your favorite juvenile hacker. Read the rest

Watch - unshielded padlocks are braindead simple to open without a key

Lock expert Bosnian Bill shows the difference between shielded and unshielded padlock, by bypassing the tumblers with a simple tool. Read the rest

How to open padlocks with a pair of nut wrenches

Mr. Gear shows how to break a padlock by levering a pair of nut wrenches between the shackle, which breaks off a chunk of the padlock body. I don't recognize the brand of these padlocks, so they might be made from weak metal. It's probably better to shim a padlock with a piece of an aluminum can, as shown below:

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