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freak

1. verb, slang To suddenly express anger or excitement in a very visible way. Mom will freak when she finds out we broke her vase! I totally freaked when I heard we'd won tickets to the concert.
2. verb, slang To be startled or frightened. I completely freaked at the sight of that huge needle.
3. noun, slang A person or thing considered highly irregular, unconventional, or bizarre. Can be derogatory when used to describe a person. In this city, you can be a freak and not worry about people staring at you all the time. Look at that freak! Have you ever seen a bug like that? Dude, you need to stop hanging out with the freaks. What a bunch of weirdos.
4. noun, slang A person who is very sexually uninhibited. I've heard she's a real freak in bed.
5. An interjection used as a more mild version of "fuck." Freak! Where did I put my keys?

freak

verb

phreak

n. a respelling of freak. You stupid freak! Why’d you do that?
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So it goes, where the corporate efforts of one phreaker are threatened to be undone by another--a next-generation renegade geek whose own love for technology and disdain for rules was practically pioneered by his turtlenecked nemesis.
As the PC boomed, bulletin board systems gave phreakers unprecedented ability to kibbitz with each other, but it would never last.
En esos anos, las companias telefonicas empezaban a reemplazar a las operadoras con sistemas mecanizados, manejados mediante sonidos, los cuales fueron descubiertos y replicados por los phreakers para realizar llamadas sin costo.
Uno de los phreakers mas famosos en los anos 70 fue John Draper, estudiante de Ingenieria Electronica y mejor conocido como Captain Crunch.
4; see also Don't Make the Call, supra note 7 (describing "phone phreakers" and their practices "hacking into phone companies' computers and making free long-distance calls").
[80] Silly pranks by hackers occasionally provided a bit of amusement, some telecom firms lost a bit of revenue from phreakers tricking their billing systems, and crackers would infrequently get past a few security firewalls in the Department of Defense, major university, or big-bank computer systems to create mischief.
Si es asi "Cybershock: Surviving Hackers, Phreakers, Identity Thieves, Internet Terrorist and Wesapons of Mass Disruption", de Winn Schwartau, es para usted.
Titulo: Cybershock: Surviving Hackers, Phreakers, Identity Thieves, Internet Terrorist and Wesapons of Mass Disruption.
Instead, he was able to keep the line open, dial any number he wanted without paying a penny, and join a select group of hackers called "Phreakers".
Kodak's provider will absorb costs incurred by phreakers if the problem is identified within a reasonable time (a month or two), but it's more likely to be Kodak's responsibility if it takes, say, six months.
However, preliminary inroads have already been made in a study of hackers and phreakers (Meyer 1989).
Phone Pirates -- Long Distance Theft: What It Is, How It Happens, and How to Protect Your Phone Bills From Hackers, Phone Phreakers and Organized Crime by lan Angus and Gerry Blackwell.