Advanced Lockpicking Techniques - BSidesPDX 2014

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This 2-hour workshop covered specific tips and tricks for picking spool and serrated pins. We were setting the bar for “advanced” based on a local level. Obviously, this would have been pretty beginner stuff for the international LockSport community. The workshop later turned to a photo-gallery tour of Portland municipal locks including commentary about interesting lock characteristics and approximations of security over asset value.

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