[795] TSA Master Keys — Why You Should NEVER Use Travel Locks (Except on Luggage)

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Da Hai Zhu : More security theater

Кристиян Александров : lockpicking lawyer gives us another valuable lesson. for those of you who ask why you show thieves how to steal, he does not. theves know how to steal without this video. What lockpicking lawyer is doing is show us what we are vulnerable to, and how they attack us, so we know how to defend ourself and so we know what to protect ourselfs from.

Fulmynato : The whole idea of the TSA master key is flawed by design, and is a good example of why any sort of "government backdoor" some would like to introduce on IT systems is a terrible idea.

April Jones : I used a non tsa approved lock on my suitcase once, and the TSA broke my lock for a “random inspection.” They also folded all my clothes lol

Wazzuuup GD : I bought a cheap 4 pack of travel locks that DIDN'T have the sticker on them, tried to pick one, when I turned the tension wrench it opened the lock

Timmy Brolin : Why are TSA master keys available on the internet? Because TSA leaked the dimensions! They published a photo of the master keys in an article online. And these people are the ones that supposedly guarantee security at airports...

Stormborn Apostle : Masterlock still offers more protection than the TSA itself does.

LTManiac : Ohh as soon as i saw those locks i knew this was gonna be a brutally honest & savage video 🤔🤔😂

Asdayasman : I disagree with you completely. The TSA has no business being in your luggage whatsoever. Letting the TSA in only gets your stuff lost or stolen. Put your luggage in hard casing, and lock it with a good lock. You can do this legally by packing your firearm, or anything that can count as one, and asking for a firearms declaration. Your luggage will be inspected with you present, then you lock it with your lock, keep the key, and walk away. Your luggage will not be opened by anyone other than you. If you're not happy with guns, then you can leave, but also you can just have a block of aluminium. Check out Deviant Ollam's talks on the matter.

No Remorse : I used to use TSA locks on my work tool kit when I traveled, but my luggage kept arriving with the lock missing, so I gave up and just put a spring-loaded steel snap link through the hasp on the toolkit to help keep it from popping open. One time I tried a key-retaining TSA lock. When I retrieved my toolkit at my destination, I found the remains of the lock inside the case, tied up in a rubber glove. TSA moron apparently thought his key was trapped in the lock and busted it apart.

asv : I mean, with people like you around who's basically a living master key, nothing is safe...

Mr Toal : I hate TSA

BourbonWarrior : I'm going to save this video and show it to people that think "master keys" are a good idea for encryption.

NYPANAMA : I've been watching your videos for a while now, and I have to ask. Have you ever found a lock that you COULD NOT pick? This includes padlocks, and door locks.

Alex : Remember to travel with guns and thereby having to use you own locks instead.

Redpill Commando : I hate these F-ing TSA locks. Every time I see one it rubs my nose in the fact that we no longer live in a free and just nation. Case in point, this is why the clipper chip was a really bad idea that thank God was shot down in the court of public opinion.

tuckerton296 : I've yet to see a lock that can defeat a battery powered angle grinder.

LS : This is good, but also keep in mind, luggage, gym bags, suitcases, backpacks, etc, with plastic-track zippers can all be opened with nothing more than a ballpoint pen, or some other somewhat sharp object. Perhaps even a door key. The thief can take what they want. Or leave items. And shuffle the zipper pull over the open track and heal it back to sealed status and leave no evidence behind. They also don't need to carry any items that look like lock picks or entry tools, as many common objects will work fine. Basically, there is no security. It's all theater. Even the metal detector lines are theater.

Olivia Lambert : It is absolutely absurd to me that they thought a widely selling lock wouldn't be taken apart and have the key reverse engineered. Why nobody suggested such when they were creating the law is beyond me, but it speaks volumes for the incompetence of the lawmakers. As suggested this lock is nothing more than a piece of string to prevent accidental entry only.

soundspark : Luggage, the one thing it is illegal to secure...

bdf2718 : To quote from the book _Alice in Security Theatre Land_ - "pick me."

Hunter Davis : This channel makes me want to use an arc welder as a lock

DIY MAN : 16 thumbs down are the thieves who has these keys and are pissed because you blew their dirty little secret.

ScytheNoire : My underwear! They aren't secure!

James Smith : What is TSA? Is this an American thing that you have to use certain locks on luggage?

Skulptur Lamm29 : I prefer zip ties on my luggage. They are pretty much as secure, but I see if my luggage was opened the moment I take it of the carousel. This way I can check if anything is missing or was added before I leave the terminal / go through customs.

Ryan Urukalo : Tsa doesn’t care if you have an approved 007 lock. I have personally bought 5 of them (approved tsa locks). Every single time I would travel with one, tsa was (I would suppose) too lazy to go and get the key, so they just break it. I have just stopped bothering and I just leave them unlocked

pilotbaxter007 : Put a tamper seal tag on the luggage too, so opening is evident regardless of your lock

Thomas Neal : Ah, TSA and Homeland "Security". the biggest single con jobs that have ever been run on any peoples, ever, in human history. really. go look at how much money is spent on the Department of Homeland Security in the US, and boggle at the numbers you see. it's larger than any "entitlement" in history, for any nation that ever has existed.

Joe's Junkyard : The tsa 007 master key........ let that sink in..... double 0 7

ck m : I use zip ties on my luggage - TSA will replace them if they open them. I keep a nail trimmer in my carryon to open my bags at destination.

Ivo Stoyanov : I have one of these, it opened the moment I inserted my pick in it. And you don't even need a pick, the gaps on the combination cylinders are so wide you can see the gates.

ZaqoccProductions : LPL’s savagery meter - 💯

Tom Webb : You don't need a key, nor even picks. I've got a combination TSA lock built in to a suitcase (it prevents the "pen" opening trick). TSA opened my bag, and didn't re lock the TSA lock, which meant no combination was required to open the lock - it opened regardless of the code inputted. To resecure the lock I used a floss pick - jammed the pointed end into the keyway and turned - it locked the bag and it meant only my combination opened it. Unless, of course, someone else had the super difficult to get hold of floss pick... 🙄

Cory Goodman : I disagree; these would be perfect in a sting operation to catch one who steals peoples belongings :p

The dumbest person on YouTube : Should have titled this video the "TSA PSA"

Spikey Plant : Never trust the government.

PapaWheelie : Series suggestion - many bridges in large cities have bridges covered with locks right next to signs that say it is illegal to place locks on bridge. You could pick and remove as many as you could as a public service. I just went over the Brooklyn bridge and saw some higher end ones along with tons of cheap ones.

Oreo the Avali : How do master keys work if they don't share the profile of the lock's key?

Darren Harvey : Any chance you would do a video on how master keys work? Specifically where you have have lock A that opens with key A and lock B that opens with key B but both can be opened with a master key where the master key bears no resemblance to the locks "proper" key. Multiple shear lines or something - in any case, would be nice to see some of these gutted.

hey you : Any plastic luggage zipper can be breached with a pen. Bill did a video on this.

jezzermeii : May I ask why these 'TSA' locks exist? I am from the United Kingdom, so I haven't come across these before. Thanks to anyone who can help! :)

Woogoo336 : What happened if you used a standard lock or higher security lock on something like a travel case (latching, no zipper). Will the tsa destroy your luggage or lock to search it?

gir489 : The TSA has never stopped or foiled a terrorist attack.

Robert Chrisman : I personally hate the TSA007 keyway. Why? Because I can simply use a diary key as an impromptu (read: poor man) pick. Also, I have found that a number of TSA cores are made of wafers and/or plastic, rendering them useless to a flathead screwdriver attack.

Driving Lessons By BMS : Hmm, I just learned something new. Thanks for letting us know.

Picked It : Oh dear I remember one of bosnianbill's vids how it was easy to get in a suitcase and zip it back up without touching the lock 🤐

Tupacabra : you can stick a pen between the teeth of the zipper

momo3369 : And the TSA shouldn't be putting these on firearm carrying luggage.....

Tony Papantoniou : Waxed seals would be better as you would know it has been opened.