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Author Ollam, Deviant

Title Practical lock picking : a physical penetration tester's training guide / Deviant Ollam ; Shane Lawson, technical editor
Published Amsterdam ; Boston, MA. : Syngress/Elsevier, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Practical Lock Picking; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Author's Note; About the Author; About the Technical Editor; Ethical Considerations; Scenario One; Scenario Two; Scenario Three; So What do you Think?; Do not Pick Locks you do not own; Do not Pick Locks on which you Rely; 1 Fundamentals of Pin Tumbler and Wafer Locks; Pin Tumbler Locks; The plug; Pin tumbler lock operation; Wafer Locks; Wafer lock construction; Wafer lock operation; Better wafer locks; Summary; 2 The Basics of Picking--Exploiting Weaknesses; Exploiting Weaknesses in Locks
Manufacturing imperfectionsChoice of materials; Cutting and drilling; Mechanical imperfections lead to security weaknesses; Picking with a Lifting Technique; The problem of too much tension; The peril of overlifting; Picking with a Raking Technique; The half-diamond pick; Tension tools; Jiggler tools; Summary; 3 Beginner Training--How to Get Very Good, Very Fast; A Word on Equipment; Cutaway locks; Progressively pinned locks; The importance of a vice; The Basics of Field Stripping; Starter Exercises; Inserting and moving the pick; Feeling the spring; Setting a single pin stack
Learning ExercisesSlow down, lighten up; Two pin stacks; Three pin stacks; Four pin stacks and beyond; Challenging Yourself Further; Deep reach practice; Blindly mix and match; Using Rakes and Jigglers; Techniques of tool movement; Wafer Lock Exercises; Progressive wafer locks; Tensioning wafer locks; Extra Hints; Which way to turn; Unlock direction for pin tumbler locks; Unlock direction for wafer locks; Plugs stuck upside down; Summary; 4 Advanced Training--Learning Some Additional Skills; Pick-Resistant Pins; Pins with lips; Pins with serrations; Coordinated pick-resistant components
Specialized Picking TechniquesCounter-rotation; Specialized Picking Tools; Featherweight tension tools; Bogot√° jiggler rakes; Practice Exercises; Spooled progressive practice locks; Pick-resistant keyways; Real-World Locks Which Offer Greater Challenges; Defiant brand door locks; Master Lock color-plated series and fusion series; American Lock padlocks; Advanced security pin cylinder; Summary; 5 Quick-Entry Tricks--Shimming, Bumping, and Bypassing; Padlock Shims; The Deviant beer can shim; The specific starting size; Making your mark; The magic "M" shape; A series of simple folds
Insert and twistDouble shimming; Unshimmable padlocks; Snapping and bumping; Snap guns; Bump keys; What makes a key a bump key?; The "pull" bump method; The "push" bump method; A few tips about technique; Bump-resistant and bump-proof locks; Master Lock's bump stop technology; The Ilco anti-bump pin; Comb Picks; Over lifting; Using comb picks; American Lock Bypass Tool; Door Bypassing; Slip attacks against latch bolts; Triggering door handles and push bars; Summary; Tubular Locks; 6 They All Come Tumbling Down--Pin Tumblers in Other Configurations; Inside a tubular lock
Summary Practical Lock Picking, 2nd Edition is presented with rich, detailed full-color diagrams and includes easy-to-follow lessons that allow even beginners to acquire the knowledge they need quickly. Everything from straightforward lock picking to quick-entry techniques like shimming, bumping, and bypassing are explained and illustrated. Whether you're being hired to penetrate security or simply trying to harden your own defenses, this book is essential. This edition has been updated to reflect the changing landscape of tools and tactics which have emerged in recent years. Detailed photos make learning as easy as picking a lock DVD is filled with indispensible lock picking videos and color photos. Extensive appendix details tools and toolkits currently available for all your lock picking needs
Notes Includes index
Subject Lock picking.
HOUSE & HOME -- General.
Lock picking.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781597499903