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phreak

n. a respelling of freak. You stupid freak! Why’d you do that?
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At that time, phreaks were trying all sorts of ways to duplicate the frequency needed to jack the system, and Engressia discovered that a free whistle being given out in boxes of cereal could be used to that end.
Disco, funk and soul or to be more specific: Anita Ward - Ring My Bell; Phreak - Weekend; Chic - Forbidden Lover.
For example, a hacker could also be a cracker; a phreak may use hacking techniques; and so on.
On May 10, 1987, a hacker identified as Shadowhawk placed detailed information on how to attack AT&T Unix computers successfully on a computer bulletin board service (BBS) known as Phreak Klass-2600, in Lubbock, TX.
The episode of BBS that focuses on the darker side of the scene--hackers, crackers, phone phreaks, and software pirates--opens with a monologue from a portly aging biker called Bootleg with a great frizzy white beard and long hair, who sits astride a great black Harley taking drags from a cigarette.
Tech Talk) @ 2002 AP 35 Tools for Digital Sleuths (Tech Talk) @ 2002 AP 36 Advanced Cybertraining Courses Made Available (Tech Talk) @ 2002 JA 40 Financial Computer Intrusions Recorded (Tech Talk) @ 2002 JA 41 Hack Attacks Encyclopedia: A Complete History of Hacks, Cracks, Phreaks, and Spies Over Time (Book Review) @ 2002 JA 112 Computer Security Facilitating Remote Access (Working Wise) [Center for Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD] @ 2002 D 21 Bug Hunters Unite (Tech Talk) @ 2002 D 28 Good Advice Not Taken (Tech Talk) @ 2002 D 28 Patching Up Patching Measures (Tech Talk) @ 2002 D 31 Top Vulnerabilities Revealed (Tech Talk) @ 2002 D 32 The Road to Reconciliation @ 2002 D 36 Who's Winning the Cyberwars?
Phreaks -- those who manipulate/crac the telephone system
Among the phone phreaks who transferred their obsessions to computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s were Steven Jobs and Stephen Wozniak, the co-founders of Apple Computer.
Hack Attacks Encylcopedia: A Complete History of Hacks, Cracks, Phreaks, and Spies Over Time
We believe that by bringing together thought leaders in the music space, new music bloggers and plain old music phreaks that we can provide a real place where music lovers from around the world can find bands, music, reviews and content they'll love
Understanding how those technologies open new areas of capability is increasingly becoming the province of computer scientists and a growing network of gifted amateurs--known as hackers, phreaks, and crackers.
An overweight, lonely teen-ager, he dropped out of high school and found friends only when he stumbled into the world of phreaks - teens who used stolen phone codes to make free long-distance calls.