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No Tech Hacking by Kevin D. Mitnick, Johnny Long

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Chapter 4 Physical Security

Locks are serious business and lock technicians are true engineers, most backed with years of hands-on experience. But what happens when you take the age-old respected profession of the locksmith and sprinkle it with hacker ingenuity? That’s when the magic shows up again. The locks you and I once depended on fall victim to no-tech tools like fountain pens, electric flossers and toilet paper rolls; the combo locks that protected our stuff with tens of thousands of combinations fall in less than three minutes with no tools at all; the locks the government mandates we use on our luggage surrender to tools made of soda cans shims and discarded shards of plastic; and most disturbing of all we find that the gun locks that ...

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