war dialer


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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.
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This war dialer is a commercial product offered through Cambridge.
The most popular of these tools fall into several categories: password crackers, port scanners, war dialers, general network vulnerability scanners, and intrusion detection systems.
War dialers are rejected by the firewall immediately, so they never have an opportunity to discover the authorized modems and exploit them.
The evaluation clearly illustrated that telephony scanners, often referred to as war dialers, will identify some modem usage, but they only identify a fraction of all activity.
Back doors are vulnerable to hacker weapons such as war dialers, which are automated software programs that call random phone numbers and record instances of phone lines which are answered by modems.
0 protects desktop computers from war dialers and other internal and external security threats.