The Stronghold SS100CS padlock is the world's strongest padlock. The first padlock to ever achieve LPCB Level SR4 (Loss Prevention Certification Board) - which is their highest rating. These massive super heavyweight padlocks are the newest addition to the Squire Stronghold range.
ABUS Granit™ padlocks meet highest security standards and are considered to be among the most secure padlocks in the world. Their tensile resistance is over 6 tons. High-quality materials and careful finishing are the basis for the quality of these padlocks that are made in Germany.
Works perfectly, really good, secure-feeling lock. Just make sure you put it on front-facing b/c the backside can be cut easier. That being said, the latch is so think that you probably would have to go at it for awhile to even get into it.
One of the most common (and easiest to pick) locks is the pin-and-tumbler, which is a type of cylinder lock. Cylinder locks are used in most deadbolts. When picking a pin-and-tumbler lock, put the tension wrench in the keyhole and turn it as if it was a key.
Pick-resistant locks have an extra set of tumblers or locking apparatus so that, in effect, the key has to do two things at once. Because of their resistance to manipulation, these locks are also resistant to key bumping. One of the most popular pick-resistant locks is the Medeco.
Kwikset smartkey locks are certified Grade 1 security for residential use by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association and are advertised by Kwikset as being invulnerable to being hacked with wires, screwdrivers, or anything else inserted in the keyway.
GRADE 5 – Extra High Security. GRADE 4 – High Security. GRADE 3 – Medium / High Security. GRADE 2 – Standard Security.
Abloy is a Finnish lock manufacturer that produces medium and high security padlocks, lock cylinders, and electronic locks. Abloy is one of the most well-known high-security lock manufacturers around the world. They are best known for their disc-detainer lock designs.
Deadbolts are the most secure because they need to be engaged when the door is shut. They have a unique locking device built into the bolt, that can't be forced back into the door, thus preventing unwanted entry. The deadbolts sets back into the door 1 inch vs. a Spring bolt which sets back 1/2 inch.
The key distinction here is whether the lock is exposed or guarded. If it doesn't have guards around it for protection, the quickest method is to force it using a standard pipe wrench, with the help of a short cheater pipe. Simply get a solid bite on the hockey puck and force it downward, breaking the hasp eye.
Lockpicking allows locks to be bypassed with relatively little evidence, but to truly leave the scene undisturbed, steps must be taken to resecure a lock. Most common locks you will come across today can be easily relocked after they are opened without a key.
All of Yale's smart locks have a security rating of ANSI/BHMA Grade 2 (Grade 1 is highest). They aren't as strong as the Schlage Connect, a Grade 1 lock, but are ideal for use in residential settings.
When executed correctly, lock bumping is effective in nearly 90 percent of all cylinder-type locks produced today. Perhaps one of the most disconcerting aspects of lock bumping is that it can often go undetected, which means that your home can be broken into without any signs of forced entry.
A dead core means there's no spring tension on it. With most padlocks when you turn the key, you can feel spring tension pushing back against you. With dead cores, this isn't the case. The core is free floating. It adds a level of complexity to picking as your tensioning has to be more precise.
Most Master Locks are very easy to pick and are considered one of the easiest beginner locks when practicing lock picking. They have 4 standard pins and a wide-open keyway that can be quickly bypassed in many ways including picking them with improvised tools such as paperclips, bobby pins, or even a chicken bone.
The bobby pins will serve as a pick and a lever so you can successfully open the door. In choosing the bobby pins, make that they are sturdy so that they won't break once you start picking the lock. The size of the bobby pins will also depend on the size of your lock.
The padlock comes with 3 keys which is important as the keys are too unique to duplicate easily. The lock is built to resists being picked by a shim (along the sides of the shackle), and also has a unique internal mechanism that is more difficult to pick.
They weigh in at one pound, six ounces each, are weather resistant and resistant to cutting and sawing.