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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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"A surprising number of corporations, and even Federal agencies, have been using hacker tools like ToneLoc to carry out their telephone scans," said Dr.
A DOS program, Toneloc will dial numbers according to preset parameters, such as repeat dialing and disconnecting after a certain number of rings.