This video teaches you how to pick a lock using only a tweezer from a swiss army knife and a safety pin. Only use this information for proving that you're cooler than your other friends.
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One day, you may find yourself in an emergency situation where you need to undo the chain lock of your home's front door, or somebody else's front door. Maybe someone forgot the unlock it when exiting the back door. Maybe you're grandfather is having a heart attack. Maybe your ...more
In this video, we learn how to pick a lock using two paperclips. First, take your lock and make sure it's locked. Then, grab two paperclips and open them up using your fingers. Then, take some pliers and bend the end of the paperclip so there is a small angle at the end. Now, ...more
Assuming that you're not a burglar-in-training, you may one day find yourself in a situation where you have to break into a home through a door chain lock. But what to do if you have no time to wait for a locksmith? All you need is some kind of string (dental floss, yarn, rib ...more
Deadbolts are a security lock which are usually put on exterior doors. Many saftey experts recommend increasing the strength of your home deadbolt lock. This quick tutorial teaches you how to make your deadbolt extra secure and increase the safety of your house.
If you are into lockpicking but don't have a ton of supplies, check out this video to learn how to lockpick with merely a bobby pin and a pen. With a bit of pressure you should be able to get all of the pins up and open the lock. If you don't get it as fast as the person in th ...more
Ever wanted to be just like MacGayver. Well, you can't. And he's not real. But take some consolation in this how-to video. It is really easy to use a Swiss Army knife to open some padlocks. Just insert the thinnest tool into the lock, turn a bit and jiggle up and down. Watch t ...more
Check out this video to learn how to pick a lock using a bobby pin and pliers. With enough force most locks can be undone pretty easily. This video shows you how to use these tools to open the lock with ease.
By LukeLiu4434 Knowing how to pick a lock can come in handy if you ever lose your key to your house, bike, or anything else secured by a padlock. While it may sound difficult, picking a lock is a very basic skill and very doable. Here's how you can do it. First lets understa ...more
Did you know that you can pick a padlock using simply a paperclip and bobby pin? All it takes is a little wiggling, tension, and precision, and you should be on your way to opening up a padlock. It's recommended that you only perform this on your own lock as attempting to brea ...more
Using simply 2 bobby pins and a tension wrench, you should be able to open up a padlock without needing the key. When properly wiggling the pins around, with the right tension, you should be able to break right in. Remember, only pick locks that you own, otherwise it could be ...more
In this lock picking tutorial video series, I explain and demonstrate how to pick warded locks. Warded locks can be identified by the unique keyway they have. Warded locks use a very simple design. This allows the lock to be inexpensive and minimizes jamming from dirt and grim ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a combination lock using a soda can. To begin, have your lock next to you and an empty soda can and scissors. When your lock won't open, cut the soda can in the middle so you have a small square. After this, cut off strips, then measure t ...more
Learn how to pick a luggage lock with this lock picking tutorial. You need a baggage lock and a paperclip. Use needlenose pliers to bend the paperclip into a lock pick or a homemade key. Twist your lock pick around until the lock opens. Simple lockpicking tutorial.
In this video the viewers are shown how to pick a Master lock. He starts off by telling his viewers what items they need to start. A tension wrench is made from a pen cap and a pick from his sister's bobby pin. He then demonstrates how to successfully pick the lock. He also su ...more
Please, before attempting to recreate this video, make sure you are doing it to a lock that belongs to you and not someone else. Remember, nobody wants to get arrested for doing something stupid. Anyway, in this video tutorial, you'll find out how to open any locked door using ...more
In Minecraft, it's not just about making the building and leaving everything else open to the various creatures of the night to just waltz right in! You're going to need to make a door! But once you have it installed, what if they decided they wanted to open it? In this video ...more
Check out this instructional conning video that demonstrates how to pick a master lock number 5 and a master lock number 3. Follow the simple instructions outlined in the video and learn to pick master locks. First you're going to need a standard tension wrench, and some type ...more
Watch this video to learn how to pick a master lock n0.3 with a Uni-ball pen clip as the tension wrench and a bobby pin or hair pin as the pick.
This tutorial video will show you how to pick a Master Lock. This is an excellent video for anyone looking to learn about lock picking. Heck, it's even got a whiteboard.
Even though I am not the best locksmith in the world, the four-digit #175 model Master Lock is so easy to pick that all the hardened steel in the world isn't going to protect your belongings.
Have you accidentally been locked out of your mailbox, or lost the key for a cabinet holding all your important documents? For being such small locks, the ones on mailboxes and cabinets can be deceptively difficult. This tutorial shows you how to pick a four cylinder lock easi ...more
In case of emergency, learn how to open a combination lock using a bobby pin by following the steps in this tutorial. Take the bobby pin and shave it down so that it is flat. This can be used on any combination lock. What you will do, is take the bobby pin and insert it throug ...more
Watch our video for step-by-step instructions showing you how to replace/install a broken power door lock in the front of a Chevy Trailblazer or GMC Envoy (2002-2006). We'll show you an easy way to fix this common problem with simple hand tools, which any do-it-yourself mechan ...more
PUT THE PHONE DOWN!!! Don't call the locksmith just yet! Watch this video and l will save you at least $100.00 How to repair a door lock. How to fix a sticking door lock. Lets face it, there's nothing more annoying than not being able to insert your key or remove your key fro ...more
If you've forgotten your combination, or for some other reason want to get past a Brinks number lock, this tutorial shows you how to do it. All you need is a bobby pin. Slide the bobby pin down towards the lock wheels. Then spin the wheels slowly, from top to bottom. As you sp ...more
This video shows you how to pick a Fortress 40mm lock. You have to actually pick the lock because you can't bypass it.
Deadbolt locks are some of the safest and simplest locks you can get. If you have a wooden door that lacks one, you're in luck, because this video will show you how to install a deadbolt in any wooden door using a template, a large drill, a screwdriver. and a router or chisel.
By DevonLocks.Com - Security pins can be a pain. This video shows you how to bypass them. See our other video on how to spot them.
This video conning tutorial shows how to pick a dead bolt lock. You will need a tension wrench and a lock pick, in this case, one made from a hacksaw. Watch this video demonstration and see how easy it is to break into even the most secure seeming of locks, the dead bolt.
See how to pick a Master Lock No. 40 with a folding lockpick set.
Did you lose your key or forget the combination to you lock? This tutorial is here to help you with tips on how to pick just about any combination or padlock without breaking them. All you need is a few household items and a bit of patience and you will be on your way! You Wil ...more
Grab a thin tension wrench and a thicker tension wrench, combine them with your favorite pick, and you'll be ready to unlock that 700 series American Lock that you, or someone you know has lost the key to. Remember that lockpicking should only be used for legal activities.
How To : Ditch Your Doorbell for This Front Door RFID Lock That Lets Whoever You Want In (Whenever You Want)
Hate answering the door, but don't trust your friends with a set of keys? This RFID front door lock made by Steve Pomeroy will solve all your party-hosting problems. It reads the RFID tags in his friends' public transit cards and decides who's allowed in based on "groups" that ...more
In this video we learn how to remove door material to install a mortise lock. If you live in an older home where you have to take out a chunk of the door to change the lock, there are ways to prevent doing this. First take a spade bit and slide it over the lock. After this, ta ...more
My kids found an old Spoke-Hedz three digit lock, and wanted my help to crack it open. One of the first things I noticed was that it doesn't function like a normal code lock, where one half of the lock will open, or the lock itself separates. In this lock, the locking bail ext ...more
These lock picking tutorials cover some basics of single pin lock picking as well as the tools of a lock picking set. Watch the whole sequence of lock picking how-to videos. Part 1 of 4 - How to Pick a variety of locks with a lock picking tool set. Part 2 of 4 - How to Pick a ...more
Hacking Elevators : How to Bypass Access Control Systems to Visit Locked Floors & Restricted Levels in Any Building
Many operators use elevators to control access to particular floors, whether it be the penthouse at a hotel or a server room in an office building. However, the law requires them all to have a fire service mode, which gives emergency access to restricted floors, and a hacker c ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
Many have tried to prove (or disprove) that tennis ball lock picking really works, but it still seems up for debate. Mythbusters have supposedly debunked this technique (watch the video). Someone over at the Auto Blog also has tested this car lock method with failed results (w ...more
Chain locks are hardly highly secure to begin with, but a fun MacGyver-style trick nonetheless. Add it to the lock picking vault. Crack a Master Lock - Mathematically, No Shim. Open a Locked Door With a Credit Card. Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings. DIY Digi ...more
There are many different types of deadbolt locks, including ones that use levers, keys, or combinations. After picking the right one for your door, you just have to drill a hole and chisel out some extra wood to install the lock. Install a deadbolt properly. Click through to w ...more
Back in the olden days, if a lock was, well, locked, you couldn't get in the door. At least, the average individual couldn't get in the door. But inventive and scheming folk (read: ye hackers of olde) devised crafty ways to pick lock keys and sometimes even created skeleton ke ...more
There is something special about a secret knock. It gets you into secret super villain meetings and is a surefire way to test for rotating bookcase passages. Secret knocks usually work with an intimidating drug lord and for policeman listening at the door for the correct patte ...more
Last year, the Washington Post's Ashley Halsey wrote an article on what really happens to your luggage at airports. In it, they unwittingly published a photo of the master keys the TSA uses for TSA-approved baggage locks. Now, thanks to that picture and a French lock-picking e ...more
SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. Tha ...more
Hackers can be notoriously difficult to buy gifts for, so we've curated a list of the top 20 most popular items Null Byte readers are buying during their ethical-hacking studies. Whether you're buying a gift for a friend or have been dying to share this list with someone shopp ...more
You know those tubes that siphon money in banks? It's called the pneumatic tube system, and thanks to some clever con artists, it's now a rather large flaw in the banking system. A gang of robbers called "the vacuum burglars" sucked rolls of cash totaling £60,000 from a super ...more
Here is the final part in Null Byte's series on mastering the skills in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. We have already covered the slick and brutal methods to raise our Spellcasting and Combative skills. Skyrim's intelligent new leveling system has trumped the former methods of ...more
At the recent DefCon conference in Las Vegas, researchers opened many of the top commercially available gun safes with simple tools like a straw or a paper clip, and in one case, just by shaking it a bit. The investigation began after the researchers, Toby Bluzmanis, Marc Tobi ...more
Aside from food, oxygen, sunlight and water, there are other necessities that humans arguably need today to survive—clothing, love and shelter among them. Almost everyone wears clothes, needs somebody (or something) to love and a place to call home. And what's the one thing th ...more
By trial and error, I have found a good way to remove the door panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer (and other similar years). The first two steps can be done in either order, but doing them in the order I have listed below will prevent damage and scratches to the paneling. Remov ...more
Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more
The latest Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story, has grossed almost $350 million worldwide during its first month in theaters. This is a good opportunity to discuss how hackers can use media hype (in this case, Hollywood movie hype) to disarm an unsuspecting Windows user i ...more
It seems like whenever someone sees my phone, they ask me two questions right off the bat; "What phone is that?" and "How did you get your Android to look like that?" The first one is pretty straight-forward, but the second one not-so-much. I've spent countless hours searchin ...more
How to pick a lock! Lock picking is is a useful trade that should only be used when you lock yourself out. Do not use this lockpicking video to break into other peoples' homes or property. Watch this video and learn how to pick a lock next time you are in a jam. This is a loc ...more
Have you ever been locked out of a room in your own home? Well Barbara K is going to show us exactly how to open a locked door in this video. This will let you get your bedroom door open when you have locked yourself out! Safety first! Problems with a locked door knob can lea ...more
Check out this video to see how to pick a deadbolt lock with a tension wrench and lockpick. Now, in order to pick a deadbolt, you'll be using the "lifter picking" method to do so. Just make sure you have a lockpicing set and a tension wrench and you're set. These are the lock ...more
Plasma rifles are some of the sexiest guns in Fallout New Vegas, and the rare / unique weapon version of it, the Q-35 Matter Modulator, is even sexier. Watch this video to learn how to find it in REPCONN Headquarters. From the Creator: Located in REPCONN Headquarters, in the ...more
This lock can certainly be picked, but what if you don't know how, or you don't have anything on hand that can serve as a good lock pick? That's what this video is here for! It will show you how you can drill out the stump of a mortice lock, allowing you to get past the lock e ...more