Simplex Series Locks Can Be Broken Into In Seconds, Lawsuit Is Now Key

You may have seen one of these before. You see, this very popular lock can be found almost anywhere, and is easily broken into. Kaba-Ilco, the maker of the Simplex series lock, is being sued in a class action lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, the lock isn’t safe.

All of their locks, except for the Series 5000 model, is vulnerable to attack. Any amateur can break the lock with only a powerful magnet. Kaba is one of the largest lock makers in the world and it’s likely they sold millions of their locks priced from $300 to $400 each. Hopefully, they have the case on lock down.