Captain Crunch


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Captain Crunch

(person)
("Cap'n Crunch") An early 1970s hacker/phreaker/phacker who used a free whistle included with "Cap'n Crunch" breakfast cereal to fake pay phone system tones and make large quantities of free phone calls. Also alludes to "crunch".

http://well.com/user/crunch/.

Captain Crunch

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(After the above) wardialer.

Captain Crunch

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Reportedly, a program which crashes a computer by overloading the interrupt stack.
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As father and sons shared a chuckle at the breakfast table, the decision was unanimous: Captain Crunch it was.
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