There once was a time when people didn't feel the need to lock their homes. Theft, home invasions and robberies have been on the rise in recent years, and as a result many people have become concerned on how to keep their homes and families safer.
With the recent media coverage of "Bump Keys", many families are now becoming more concerned on how this can affect them.
The terms bump key or lock bumping refers to a methods and tools that for many years, Locksmith Professionals have utilized to bypass pin and tumbler locks for legal purposes. Lock bumping, also referred to as key bumping is an attack technique using specially cut keys that can defeat conventional pin and tumbler locks.
According to statistics provided by the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and the Department of Justice, nearly 2/3 of all break-ins occur with no sign of forced entry. Whether or not you have heard these terms, thieves have and it's something every homeowner and business owner needs to be aware of.