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Targus Defcon CL Armored Cable Locks: Not Secure

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The Targus Defcon CL Armored computer cable lock is touted as the most secure in the industry, but is it? Read the feature article by the author at
http://www.engadget.com/2006/09/08/the-lockdown-your-new-targus-defcon-cl-lock-hacked-by-beer/

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Response to ALOA editorial about Bumping

RESPONSE TO ALOA PRESS RELEASE

By Marc Weber Tobias

On August 28, ALOA posted a press release regarding recent publicity about the vulnerability of pin tumbler locks through the use of the bump key. Although not named, ALOA was clearly pointing the finger at myself and my associates who have made public the security issues from bumping that affect most mechanical cylinders, including those employed by the U.S. Postal Service and Mail Boxes Etc.. Although I have always supported the goals of the organization, because of the position taken by ALOA, I felt obligated to respond.

First, their press release, see: http://aloa.org/pdf/bumpkeys.pdf
The ALOA Position Read more

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