SSDeV was founded on 9th of February 1997, founding members include people from the Chaos Computer Club.
- Aims: Promotion of lock sports, detection of security holes in mechanical locking systems. In recent days, electronic systems come more and more into focus.
- Regional Structure: groups in major cities all over Germany, including Hamburg, Berlin Cologne, Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Stuttgart
- around 250 registered members
- Main Events: open German championships in 5 categories, seminars for members, contribution to events like Chaos Communication Congress/Camp
Our offerings/what attendees can expect:
- lockpicking for beginners and advanced
- practical introduction into lockpicking as hardware hacking of mechanical locking systems with pin-tumbler and wafer-tumbler locks in small groups
- for more experienced lockpickers we can provide more challanging locks
- introduction into different types of locks and methods of opening or bypassing them
- lockpicking as sport
More information on our website: blog.ssdev.org