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Anti-Hacker Tool Kit, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition by Mike Shema

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CHAPTER 12
WAR DIALERS
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Before the Internet moved from obscurity to part of daily life, electronic communities and information sharing relied on telephone lines, modems, and bulletin board system (BBS) software. To give you a historical perspective on war dialing, the first two sections of this chapter cover a quaint time when telephones had rotary dials and were used only for voice conversations, well before the modern era of smartphones serving as primary, portable devices for sending email, browsing the Web, and watching videos. A student attending a college or university today grew up surrounded by the Internet. But there was a time when universities ...

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