Hackers 3D Print ‘Restricted’ Keys Using Publicly-Available Patents

A group of lock-picking hackers based in Melbourne, Australia, has cracked open the controversy surrounding 3D printing and personal security. Using images from publicly available patent websites, the hackers managed to replicate so-called ‘restricted’ keys that could be used to open businesses, government buildings or secure data centers. The problem of 3D printed keys first…

Read More

Forensic Locksmithing

“Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.” -Marcus Aurelius Forensic locksmithing is the science of investigating locks, safes, and other access control mechanisms for evidence of tampering and compromise. Government agencies, law enforcement, and private organizations all make…

Read More