Chapter 2

Soft Medium Attacks

Chapter Outline

I hope that this book’s substantial opening chapter on the topic of impressioning attacks wasn’t too much to present to you all at once. Still, would you agree that the ability to fabricate a working key has the potential to be a much more “powerful” attack in many situations, as opposed to simply picking a lock open? The ability to return to a lock on more than one occasion and still open it without the original key (or the ability to operate a lock multiple times in a single session, as is necessary for certain cylinders where the plug must be rotated more than once in order to fully open) is a way to save time and effort that many people consider ...

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