Sunday, September 19, 2004

The Real Kryptonite: Bic Pens

Several scathing articles detailing the discovery that some Kryptonite locks can be picked with ballpoint pens has resulted in a public relations nightmare that Superman couldn't save. View the lock picking videos

In response to the fallout Kryptonite has announced that it will provide free product upgrades for certain locks purchased since September 2002, in response to consumer concerns about tubular cylinder lock technology. Consumers can visit the company’s Website ( on Wednesday afternoon, September 22, 2004, to learn how they can participate in the security upgrade program.