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Autumn1992 cover image
Volume 9
Number 3
48 pages
Autumn1992 back cover image
Quote: "The back door program included a feature that was designed to modify a computer in which the program was inserted so that the computer would be destroyed if someone accessed it using a certain password." - United States Department of Justice, July 1992
Notes: Page 7 has the top ten scams of 1991, page 8 has an AT&T letter sent to "Minor Threat", page 11 has an AT&T fraud claim form, page 12 has a letter from Phone Management Enterprises, page 18 has NYNEX Telephone Service Allowance info, page 23 has info from China, page 39 has info on Meridian Mail hotel voice mail system, that are not in the index.

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Page Title Toll Fraud: What the Big Boys Are Nervous About
Synopsis Discusses documents the author recently obtained from AT&T and Bellcore detailing what they are doing to stop toll fraud "thefts".
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In Best of 2600 book? Yes, page 478, Section 2 (The 1990s: The World Discovers Hackers), Chapter 12 (The Changing of the Telephone)

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Phreaking A slang term coined to describe the activity of a subculture of people who study, experiment with, or explore telecommunication systems.    (more..)