My first lock, I think I picked within a minute. I tried another one but I think the tension was too much even though I could feel the ‘pins’ start to give way.
Why lock picking?
It is a tool useful to social engineers but can also open to your eyes to so-called security of locks.
How to get into lockpicking?
There are lock picking tools available online and this one was definitely a complete set.
There are some videos available online. This is not a tutorial video but one of my favorites is Samy Kamkar’s Combo Breaker.
About the hackerspace, La Paillasse
The Pagliacci is an open research laboratory and citizen which are conducted boot actions and acceleration of scientific projects, entrepreneurial and artistic.
The space also does open nights, and there was actually an open night tonight at the same time! More details.
About the meetup, DC11331
DC11331 is a very friendly, open and interesting meetup of hackers, enthusiasts, and more. They do meetups on the last Thursday of each month (at the time of writing). So if you are thinking of going to Paris, you can also make sure sync your arrivals on this date! More details.