So you want to learn how to pick a lock? Well, I am here to let you in on a little secret. Are you ready?
The lock is a lie. Every single lock can be picked and most can be picked very easily. Read that one more time!
The lock is a lie. Every single lock can be picked and most can be picked very easily.Click To Tweet
This may seem like a very bold statement — one that many people don’t wish to be public knowledge. However, there is a state of mind in the lock picking community that knowledge is power and that the only way to truly secure ourselves is to understand the imperfections in security.
But this isn’t a guide on the ethics of lock picking, so back to the cooler topic at hand — how to pick locks.
It is often thought that learning how to pick a lock requires some Zen-like focus. That you must sit quietly in some candle lit room for hours upon hours to find any success at the craft of lock picking.
But it is in fact quite the opposite. The basic concepts and techniques of lock picking can be learned and applied easily within an hour.