Tamper evident bag showing tamper evident strip, serial numbers and barcodes

How to Bypass a Tamper Evident Bag Serial Number

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This is the first of our articles looking at how to bypass a tamper evident bag, also called a security satchel. We first came across these in one of the OzSecCon Tamper Evident Challenges. People really struggle with these as most attacks target the tamper evident strip and they are REALLY hard to remove without damaging. Above we have a …

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BSides CBR 2021 – Re-Flashing the Badge

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Hello fellow Bsides CBR 2021 peeps and other visitors. This is our first-ever badge hacking post!!! The BSides CBR 2021 badge is sooooooo awesome. It has an eInk display which is something we have been wanting to get to play with at home so we are extra excited. Dad helped us a LOT working all the stuff out below cause …

How to Crack a Combination Lock – 5 Letter Wordlock

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A while back I got hold of a 5 letter Wordlock padlock, which is a combination padlock but has letters on the dials instead of numbers. It’s supposed to make it easier to remember your combination. As with all the combination locks I get my hands on, I start to try and work out how to crack the combination. The …

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How to Pick a Combination Lock

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Today I’m going to take you through how to pick a combination lock. A couple of weeks ago we picked up a pair of 4 digit combination padlocks from Bunnings to see if we could easily bypass them. As it came in a pair we thought we could have one for picking and one to cut open so we could …

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What is Tamper Evident Bypassing?

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I started writing this article two years ago and only finally finished it! The idea to write about tamper evident bypassing and what it is came up because we had an interview to get into a new school one morning and we were asked about tamper evident bypassing. We were asked what it is and we realised its actually hard …

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How to Bypass Tamper Evident Wristbands

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In 2017, 2018 and 2019 we competed in the Tamper Evident Bypass Challenge at OzSecCon in Melbourne. In 2018, after the conference, we put up a post about the 15 challenges and how to bypass them. In 2018 we also presented on bypassing tamper evident seals, many of which were in the competition. We decided it was time we create …

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Kids SecuriDay 2019 Keynote Presentation

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Last year we presented the keynote presentation at Kids SecuriDay 2019 in Canberra on Privacy and Hacking Pokemon Go. Sorry it took us so long to put it up here. Here is the transcript, slides and videos from our keynote speech. Let us know in the comments what you think. Enjoy! Mos: Good morning everyone and welcome to SecuriDay, we …

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OzSecCon 2019 Conference Wrap Up

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Sorry it’s taken so long to get this post about OzSecCon 2019 up but we’ve just been really busy doing random kid stuff. Also when we were at OzSecCon we had an offer to be the keynote speakers at Kids SecuriDay in Canberra which we weren’t expecting so we had to get working on that. It was a lot of …

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We’re Presenting at Kids SecuriDay 2019

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Sorry we’ve been so quiet lately but we have been preparing for a totally new presentation. No tamper-evident bypasses. No lockpicking. Nothing physical at all!!! When we were at OzSecCon 2019 back in June, we were approached and asked to do a Keynote at a kids security conference!!! Kids SecuriDay!!! What an honour!!! So we have been working hard on …

BSides Canberra 2019 Conference Wrap-Up

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BSides Canberra 2019 is over but it was amazing and I did a lot of things this year. In the Locksport Village I did a bit of lock picking to start with. But this year I learned how to crack open a safe! With the small electronic safes, you can bounce them to disengage the pins. It’s all about wiggling …