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war dialer

A program that dials up telephone numbers to determine which lines are connected to modems and fax machines. It is used to illegally bust into systems. See toneloc.



toneloc

(TONE LOCator) A program that looks for dial tones by randomly dialing numbers or dialing within a range. It can also look for a carrier frequency of a modem or fax. Toneloc uses a file that contains the area codes and number ranges to dial. See war dialer.



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