The Lock Sportscast

News and information on the hobby of legal lock picking.

About the show

Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews. Locksport is the sport or recreation of legal lock picking and other methods of defeating locking systems.

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Episodes

  • 85: Chocolate Heist, Social Engineering and Padlocked Elevator

    January 17th, 2022  |  40 mins 39 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    OzSecCon sites down
    What Is Social Engineering
    What happened to the Ilco Key Blank Book
    and other interesting videos
    Lockpicking on Steam
    Speed record to 100 subs, a locksport story
    Padlocked Buttons in an elevator
    Canadian chocolate heist
    and other Criminal stories
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 84: New Locks and Video Courses

    January 10th, 2022  |  29 mins 1 sec

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    The Schlage Encode Plus
    Blocking relay attacks
    Thieves Targeting Garages
    A video safe manipulation course
    A Locksmithing video course
    A movie like jewelry heist
    and other criminal stories
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 83: The Great Butter Heist, Bowley ROTASERA, TOOOL Victimized

    January 3rd, 2022  |  33 mins 31 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    TOOOL fell victim to credit card fraud
    2022 LPU Charity Raffle is now open!
    Locky Awards Nominations are now open!
    Bowley Lock launches the ROTASERA
    Roman Key shows wild animals used in executions
    The Great Butter Heist of 2021
    and other criminal stories
    Sales
    And more

  • 82: Toyota Backpedaling, Thieves with Keys, Another "Unpickable" Lock

    December 27th, 2021  |  40 mins 35 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Toyota backpedaling
    Building automation systems attacked
    Another unpickable lock candidate
    Lock Noob in Businessweek
    Thieves with mailbox keys
    Toronto auto-theft ring busted
    Products
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 81: Return of LockLab and Schuyler Towne

    December 20th, 2021  |  38 mins 58 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    Bosnianbill’s LockLab is Back
    Schuyler Towne’s first public talk in years
    Lockpicking lawyer likes a lock
    Toyota requires a subscription to use your key fob
    Schlage Home App disruption
    Vulnerabilities in billions of WiFi, Bluetooth chips
    3 new black belts
    New Products
    New suppliers
    Locksmith Story
    Crazy Lock story
    Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 80: AirTags, Zip Ties and Thermite

    December 13th, 2021  |  37 mins 6 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    Nightlock saves lives
    $500 lock opened with a Zip Tie
    Thieves use AirTags to track vehicles
    Can THERMITE actually open a lock
    New Products
    Locksmith Story
    Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 79: First Picks, Charity Raffle and More Auto Security Issues

    December 6th, 2021  |  41 mins 57 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    First Public single pin pick of the Yuema 750
    First public pick of the PROGRESS FONTAINE Bte PARIS 5 wafer
    LPU Charity Raffle time again
    Thieves steal 43 cars in four days
    Nissan Security Issue
    More on Chrysler's security
    New Products
    Locksmith Story
    The Treasury Department's Cash Vault
    Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways

  • 78: Guiness Record, Emharts and Clever Criminals

    November 29th, 2021  |  38 mins

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    A Guiness World Record
    First pick of the Abus P12R
    An excellent Emhart Breakdown
    The smallest challenge padlock
    PACLOCK price increase
    A bypass for Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles
    Methods To Prevent Car Thefts and Break-Ins
    Bike theft in broad daylight, And more Criminals
    Crazy Locksmith Story
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 77: LOTO Key Systems, First picks and YouTube shenanigans

    November 22nd, 2021  |  37 mins 56 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    First public of the Fichet bauche m2i
    First public pick to control of the ALC BiLock Exclusive
    Starrylock's channel was removed again! Then reinstated, again!
    LOTO Key systems
    Largest Lock in the world
    The Traveling Impressioning box
    The Day Solitaire Dies
    Crazy lock story
    Criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 76: Safes, Medeco Bypass and More Relay Attacks

    November 15th, 2021  |  41 mins 57 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    How a SAFE is Designed
    How a Safe is destroyed
    Lock Noob hits milestone
    New Medeco M3 Camlock Bypass
    How a Fichet safe lock works
    Safecracking on an Apple watch
    The real Thunderbold and Lightfoot heist
    and more criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 75: Lockpicking in High School

    November 8th, 2021  |  30 mins 26 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Teaching lockpicking in High School
    Fist pick of the ASIO Bilock
    Lockpicking Forensics
    Where to buy Locks in Canada
    Why You Shouldn’t Pick Locks
    Payphone Bandits
    And other criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 74: Locks and Locksmithing Can be Dangerous

    November 1st, 2021  |  39 mins 11 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Ilco Solitaire locks will cease to function soon
    More car thieves targeting locksmiths
    A locksmith shot at
    A jeweler's safe teargassed him
    Crack a safe and win a wine shop
    What's the wafer for in a Banham m2002?
    Speedlocks Tournament of Champions update
    A Locksport journey story
    Locksmith Story
    Criminals
    Products
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 73: UWB for Locks and Making DIY Tools

    October 25th, 2021  |  36 mins 28 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    What is UWB?
    Unlocking your car with Android and iPhone
    Picking and hacking smart locks
    Linear's 222343 key
    Some locksport tools you can make yourself
    Products
    Meetups
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 72: The $24,000 Key Tool

    October 18th, 2021  |  33 mins 2 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    An important Locky Award update
    Crews Crack Historic Hanford Vault
    Update on the Game Boy car theft tool
    A different approach to combination padlocks
    Several video recommendations
    Update on Red Team Tools
    A new black belt picker
    Several new Products
    Some new Meetups
    A locksmith story
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 71: The Wonderful World of Electronics

    October 11th, 2021  |  40 mins 45 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    Master Lock Bluetooth padlocks
    Amazon wants access to businesses, homes, and apartment buildings
    Home Depot's Bluetooth power tool activation
    Facebook locked out
    First pick Mul-T-Lock 800
    Lock Picking Forensics
    Jonathan 's Made Perfect Raffle update
    Making custom picks
    Products
    Meetups
    A locksmith customer story
    Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 70: When the BEST is a Schlage

    October 4th, 2021  |  30 mins 35 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Bosnian Bill Retires
    Safe Cracking on Netflix?
    Blackbag reviews Little Black Book of Lockpicking
    Washington's safe-cracking star
    Copying the uncopyable stealth key
    Is BEST A = Schlage D?
    Conan Tries To Get A Fan To Teach Him How To Pick Locks
    An Anti Angle Grinder Bike Lock
    Speedlocks Tournament update
    Two more black belts
    Meetups
    The ShellCon LPV schedule
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more