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  1. 5 points
    Here's the complete collection of recordings I grabbed of the Odessa 1AESS switch before the cutover. The recordings were made during late may, with the last batch (A-D recordings) made on June 2, 2017 -- days before the cutover. The most interesting recordings I found during the calls to the switch: 1AESS-A.wav - Highest quality recording/best example I have of what a normal call to the 1AESS intercept sounded like. Allows you to hear the background SIT-tone noise before recordings. 1AESS-D.wav - Highest quality recording/best example I have of what a normal call to the 1AESS supervision test sounded like. 1AESS-3.wav - Bizarre because the switch cut to busy after intercept, instead of cutting over to reorder like normal. 1AESS-11.wav - Bizarre because the call, without ring, goes to the 1AESS intercept recording for one cycle, then stops for 20 seconds, and returns the Hillsboro 4ESS '121-T!' recording. 1AESS-14.wav - Bizarre because the call, rings once, goes silent for 30 seconds, then returns the Hillsboro 4ESS '121-T!' recording. 1AESS-15.wav - Bizarre because the call, rings once, goes silent for 40 seconds, then returns a reorder. More descriptions on the other calls are available on the 1A_desc.txt file on the dropbox drive. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xca3wwskn1mzwzt/AABJMpTS0XDL9NQQgiz4LVI4a?dl=0 Enjoy.
  2. 4 points
    There's another number to that; 3438. If you're hitting a route that gives you g.729 (sorta ruins that catchy song), it's not a bad idea to try both a few times. Interestingly, the transcoding seems to come on after the C5 chirps; those (and sometimes some Australian sounding ring) are always clear as day. So now when I found this - I actually think I found it with radio_phreak, but when I did, I was about as excited as you can expect. But something wasn't quite right. If you do a RESPORG lookup on 3438/7, it comes back as using the MCI/0222 network. If you call the number directly terminating to the Malaysian destination (you'll find it with a bit of searching) over MCI though, it's end to end SS7. After trying a bunch of carriers with no success, the theory we wound up with is that they were re-originating via a third party country; likely Australia, to shave a few cents off termination charges. Interestingly, when you hop on a conference on that access number, it'll allow you the option to contact customer service for the company, which is based out of Denver. The route you get is _definitely_ not C5. For whatever it's worth, there was another number until semi-recently; 3439 that routed a little differently. Usually it was more likely to get a transcoded route, or other weird things - one route had 450 hertz ringback before the call went offhook quite a lot . But anyway, for whatever it's worth, during Hurricane Sandy it gave you an error recording from a Santera OCX. If I remember right, the other numbers worked fine though. One thing I've noticed is during that song they play for hold music, sometimes it likes to disconnect you in weird ways. The hold music in question passes some notes a few times that definitely sound like 2400 hertz, so I wonder if that has anything to do with it (maybe we should pay attention to the supervision status), or if it's just an apathetic operator hanging up on you. Incidentally, when the call tears down with 2600, you'll hear this curious reorder tone from the international gateway that sorta fades in and out. Based on this, I wonder if it's a type 1 EWSD: https://pastebin.com/q1dvEcVw . So this isn't exactly C5, but a while ago, I found some Axtel DMS logs on Scribd. No, seriously. You can see from there they have quite a few R2 trunks provisioned for end users: 142785363-switch-a.pdf . We were playing with this on the bridge a few months ago - something I sorta want to get into again at some point; a few people seemed pretty excited about it. There's one particular number, +52-818-114-1500 (on the AX2P42 trunk group; labeled STA_CATARINA_CALL_CENTER_PBX_R2. If you look at page 224, you'll see the trunk group type configuration for this and many others; there's a bunch of R2 trunks with generic labels) that will send a backwards 4 in MFC (780 + 1140 hertz)to the switch - indicating a network error when it messes up. Which it occasionally does. Dunno how or if these can be seized, but it seemed worth mentioning. Speaking of which, I don't have the number for this; I had the bright idea of putting it on the speed dial for a calling card and then letting it expire, but Russia has some sort of strange signaling - perhaps another R2 variant floating about in their network. This particular call I remember being to Siberia: weirdmfs.flac . A lot of their switches use whatever this is. It enables them to send vacant number conditions and such over their signaling network. All I do here besides try and hit some DTMF is whistle 2600 twice; once to seize the trunk, and another time to make the switch get all angry. The tones you hear are the standard R1 frequency set, but obviously an R1 trunk never barks MFs back at you. EDIT: Crap, I forgot about the Cuba stuff. From what I understand, Havana if no other place has a reasonably modern network of Alcatel gear. As for the fixed GSM terminals, there's some older documents on Cuban telecom infrastructure lying around. All of them seem to point towards the Cuban fixed network being very over capacity. That could have something to do with that particular addition. As for Paraguay, radio_phreak mentioned to me a while back a particular set of numbers that would route to C5 trunks over some carriers. I believe it was +595-528-222-xxx. Back to the C5 stuff though, does anybody know where we can find a protocol spec document for it? That'll probably help us with some of the oddities we've found on some of these trunk groups. Another EDIT: http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-Q.140-Q.180/en Holy shit, another EDIT: http://www.binrev.com/forums/index.php?/topic/47028-portugal/#comment-364799 portugal_c5.flac One (hopefully) last thing - for anybody looking for international credit, I've found http://www.call2.com to be pretty good for the most part. Most of their routes look to be resold MCI, the rates are reasonable, and it tends to be decent quality. It is a callback service though, so it can be a little clunky for a large number of calls like in a scan. DMS-10 loops can be a good way to make this a little less painful. I feel kinda gross giving out a plug like that, but given the relative obscurity of the service and the content of the thread, it seems appropriate.
  3. 4 points
    0800 890 595 is now a (quite rare) example of the equipment engaged tone. I haven't done much looking for interesting switching/signalling since the early 2000s. It's got more difficult now because most people and businesses in poor countries have jumped straight to GSM (+successors). Back then, it would (as radio_phreak notes) be much more productive to look in the provincial towns and cities of poor countries than in their main cities. My preferred method was to look online for hotels or businesses in those backwater areas, ideally finding their fax numbers, and call those. Much prefer bothering a fax machine than disturbing a person. Now-a-days you need to do this armed with the country's dialling plan (wikipedia usually has these) - and most of the numbers you find will be mobiles. Re Cuba, I can't reach the supposed second dialtone for the US base via +53 99. The state telco is marketing the "fija alternativa" service - ie a GSM-based fixed service - suggesting aged and interesting POTS equipment exists. Calling from here, it's evident that their international gateway is something not outrageously ancient, because it promptly returns an appropriate SS7 code for incorrect prefixes - eg +53 41 000000 returns the usual SIT+"the number you have dialled has not been recognised" from my local exchange. +53 xx 300000 returns a Cuban intercept - in Spanish then English - after about 5 seconds of delay, where XX is any of the 2-digit areacodes listed at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone_numbers_in_Cuba. Sadly no signalling sounds are evident during the delays - I think I've tried all of them. I had a quick look for hotels in Panama and all the phone numbers I found were +507 6xxx xxxxx - ie mobiles. However, again, I'm hopeful that downstream of the international gateway is something elderly and interesting. +507 900 0000 sometimes gives an intercept - Spanish only - mentioning C&W Panama, again with a significant post-dial delay. +507 800 0000 gives my local telco's equipment engaged tone. +507 811 1111 was answered by a human +507 700 0000 is a different Spanish intercept, with a longer post-dial delay. +507 600 0000 or 500 0000 give my local telco's SIT+number not recognised intercept. +507 400 0000 is the same intercept-after-delay as 900 0000. +507 300 0000 is yet another Spanish intercept, with delay. +507 200 0000 has a very long delay then something times out any my local telco plays SIT+"sorry, there is a fault". +507 210 0000 has a long delay then the 900 0000 intercept +507 220 0000 rings, again after a delay, and is answered by some sort of automated service - in Spanish. No signalling sounds or evident, for me, in any of the above :-(
  4. 3 points
    Long time lurker.... registered recently..... first post... I know this thread is a bit old, figured I could be of some assistance here: Auto-scanned the 630713XXXX exchange (Took about ~15 hours), then did some manual checking: Number Auto-Scan Result Manual Scan, Comments 6307130025 VOICE Voicemail 6307130027 VOICE Subscriber 6307130107 VOICE Voicemail 6307130138 VOICE Voicemail (Nokia) 6307130460 VOICE UMTS Operations Support Group (Nokia -- "Please try again in 15 minutes") 6307130484 VOICE "We're sorry, but the blackout period for the transtition of the 401k record keeper is in effect on January 6th, please call back on January 7th." Repeats, then hangs up. 6307130563 VOICE Subscriber 6307130760 VOICE "Thank you for calling the Nokia workplace resources call center." 6307130869 VOICE Voicemail 6307130990 VOICE Voicemail Access Number, with working directory. 6307130996 VOICE Voicemail Access Number, with working directory. 6307131006 VOICE Subscriber 6307131229 VOICE Subscriber 6307131265 VOICE "Sorry, this automated attendant number is not available at the moment, goodbye." 6307131292 VOICE Subscriber 6307131304 VOICE "The called extension is busy" >> Voicemail 6307131329 VOICE Subscriber 6307131335 VOICE Ring >> Reorder 6307131553 VOICE Voicemail 6307131984 FAX Fax tones 6307132349 FAX Fax tones 6307133200 VOICE Voicemail Access Number, with working directory. 6307133678 FAX Possibly a modem. 6307134150 VOICE Subscriber 6307134389 VOICE Subscriber 6307134433 VOICE Voicemail 6307134484 VOICE Subscriber 6307134633 VOICE Voicemail 6307134967 VOICE Voicemail 6307135012 VOICE Voicemail 6307135163 VOICE Voicemail (reads back extension number) 6307135305 FAX Possibly a modem. 6307135353 VOICE Voicemail 6307135400 VOICE Voicemail 6307136056 FAX Fax tones 6307136081 FAX Fax tones 6307136082 FAX Fax tones 6307136091 VOICE Possibly an elevator?? Buzzing/Static on line. Hangs up with #. 6307136153 VOICE Another elevator phone? Hangs up with # again. 6307137073 VOICE Subscriber 6307137163 VOICE Voicemail 6307137180 VOICE Voicemail 6307137339 VOICE Subscriber 6307138416 VOICE Subscriber 6307138507 VOICE Voicemail 6307138668 VOICE Voicemail 6307138761 VOICE Voicemail 6307139039 VOICE Voicemail 6307139328 VOICE Voicemail 6307139379 VOICE Subscriber 6307139650 VOICE Voicemail 6307139764 VOICE Voicemail 6307139885 VOICE Subscriber 6307139988 VOICE Voicemail If there's any interest I can run a scan on 630979XXXX.
  5. 2 points
    My understanding is the switch portion of the packet switch is called a call agent (typically -CA0 or whatever if you're looking at a CLLI). A media gateway is just something that takes analog or TDM trunks/lines or whatever and interfaces them with the call agent. Sorta like a huge ATA. What differentiates a packet switch from a circuit switch (as far as I know) is that a packet switch internally uses packetized transport, while a circuit switch uses a time slot interchange to connect traffic. Though this isn't always black and white; sometimes media gateways have time slot interchanges. I guess if you want to be all lawyerly about it, that's technically not part of the switch. Then there's the term softswitch. As far as equipment vendors are concerned, I honestly think that's just a bullshit marketing term. A softswitch, as they put it, is a switch that's based entirely in software. A lot of packet switches will consolidate some components from the design of a circuit switch into software, but they're sold as custom, proprietary blades; there's a snowball's chance in hell you're running CS-2000 or Metaswitch software on a vanilla PC. There are things like Freeswitch and Asterisk that are actually softswitches, but the line between what is and isn't called one has been blurred by marketing weasels.
  6. 2 points
    Imagine if the Internet regressed back to 24.4, 33.6, or 56K for 24 hours? Will never happen, but made the start up sound on meh Windows to a 56K modem connecting. The memories. :-)
  7. 2 points
    I was pretty active back in 2009/2010 with exploration and scanning, this is to the best of my recollection In the UK there was some widely shared numbers that in the 90s were C5 directs as well as being free to call (0800 numbers), by 2009-2010 time only two remained: Bahamas on 0800 890 135 (it had some kind of filter on and you wasn't able to seize at any point during the call) and Paraguay on 0800 890 595, outside of the capital city sometimes numbers in Paraguay would travel over C5 routes too. In addition to this pre-earthquake calls to certain parts of Haiti would travel over C5 lines when you called numbers outside of Port-au-Prince, post earthquake in 2011 they for obvious reasons no longer worked. As far as numbers I'd have to dig through my old notes which are put away goodness knows where. Cuba was a place that I was planning on scanning before I became too busy with life and dropped out, I believe they have (had?) a mixture of the latest Chinese stuff in Havana and some of the older Soviet era crossbar stuff.
  8. 2 points
    Interesting. That's one of the tandems in Houston, TX. Mind if I ask you what you dialed to reach it?
  9. 2 points
    Yeah, there are USB isolators you can get from industrial suppliers that will protect your machine, too (used to prevent a catastrophic failure on a machine tool from blowing up the control system). I would probably just grab the cheapest throwaway laptop in the parts heap/thrift store/whatever and use it, if I were going to check these out. Another thing to look at is local geocaches. I've found a few on hikes that had USB drives in them.
  10. 2 points
    This might be the last time I get to hear a US West TOPS switch hassling me for money, so I thought I might record it. I didn't have a pickup coil with me at the time - still don't actually, I should probably find my way to one. But anyway, sorry about the automatic gain control. Next time I do this, I'm going to use something a little cleaner. All I had at the time was my Dialogic box, though. In case you were wondering, this switch is indeed the sort of thing you can redbox, but it typically doesn't ask you for money retroactively. It's doing this (it actually never cut me off if you're wondering; I sat there for like twenty minutes. The tops_2.wav stuff is the last thing it said) because Qwest doesn't use TOPS for operator services anymore. It's not programmed to automatically cut you off and there's no person it can call to intervene, so, well, it just lets the call go on forever. And probably raised an alarm on the console. I've never heard it myself, but the TOPS manual says it can actually get pretty aggressive; it'll call you back to try and get you to pay if you let it. I was really disappointed when it didn't. If you listen to the way it says "past", you can hear this subtle looping sound on the end of the T syllable. This is a characteristic thing the Nortel EDRAM card does - the closest we'll get to proof here that the tandem is a DMS. Funny enough, we actually do have the original files the switch is playing back; it's some form of 32k ADPCM. It's all in some sort of strange container format that nobody could ever figure out, though. If you'd like to try your luck with it though, this is the archive with all the stock EDRAM stuff. eacts0ae.bin44 has all the ACTS stuff in it: http://www71.zippyshare.com/v/1XzPMAeZ/file.html . I'll post a manual for the card at some point. The .bin44 extension implies that it's binary as per usual, but the 44 after indicates the logical record length of the file is, well, 44 bytes. tops_1.wav tops_2.wav
  11. 2 points
    Another bit of weirdness, I had a RCA "home theatre" VCR in the mid-late 90s that still had a full 82-channel broadcast tuner. You could only access the lower 68 (channels 2-69) via the channel up-down keys and it would only blind-scan that range, yet you could manually enter 70 through 83 and it would happily tune them. I suppose this is because it also had a 139-channel cable TV tuner (although advertised as only 125 channels!) since the cable ultra- and jumbo bands (channels 65-139) are mapped to UHF channels 14-83. RCA (by that time a brand of Thomson (a.k.a. Technicolor), no thanks to the CED fiasco) was known for doing some weird shit with tuners back then anyways. For example most of their TV sets, especially the Proscan line, mapped the line inputs to pseudo-channels in the upper 90s.
  12. 2 points
    Yes and no, AMPS was narrowband (+-30 kHz (15 kHz deviation)) FM when TV audio was wideband FM (~200 kHz IIRC) (mono baseband was around 20 kHz BW/10 kHz dev, then stereo difference and SAP was above that, similar to an FM radio station except the subcarrier offsets were different). The frequencies were in former TV channels 70-83 but those were reassigned for telephone and 2-way radio usage back in the mid or late 1980s. This is why many older TV sets and VCRs could monitor AMPS transmissions by playing with the fine-tuning controls when on those channels. (Somebody please feel free to correct me on those bandwidths and deviations!)
  13. 2 points
    Spammers beware. Register here, prepare to die.
  14. 2 points
    Carriers couldn't wait to get rid of AMPS. It was a spectrum hog. They could compress a lot more GSM and CDMA calls in the same channel space. In fact, AT&T finally got rid of 2G (TDMA) in January 2017. Again, lack of market share, spectrum hog, and everyone had finally moved on to GSM or LTE. In fact, 5G (actually not really a consumer standard) is on its way soon. More signals, less need for the older crap. It was pretty amazing. In 2008 AMPS went away, in 2009 NTSC (analog) television went away. And in a few years, the current digital ATSC will go away (ATSC 1.0) because ATSC 3.0 is around the corner. And that will use even less spectrum because the FCC is giving that away to the cell companies. ATSC 3.0 uses more compression than the current ATSC 1.0 does. And don't get me started on the landline side of things. I see huge changes in the next 5 to 10 years. Ain't technology grand?
  15. 2 points
    Changes of FCC regulation, lack of market demand and general obsolescence. In 2008 when the FCC modified rules to make AMPS carriage optional, most telcos were really quick to get rid of their AMPS services. There wasn't as much money to be had in SCPC AMPS services as there is in multiplex digital services. Funny thing though, depending where you are, if you are lucky enough you can sometimes find very small private (corporate?) AMPS base stations still in place. Usually corporate internal PBX patches I think. A friend and I came across one on a Moto brick fone a couple years ago that we believe was either at Boeing (Gresham, Ore.) or Wafertech (Camas, Wash.). What you can do with it (if anything) depends how the host PBX is configured, how big the company is and how far abandoned-in-place the base is. You'd probably stand a better chance of finding one at a huge multi/national headquarters or field office than a smaller local or regional-based company.
  16. 2 points
    Thank you @tekio These are all helpful
  17. 2 points
    *dusts thread off* Here's a couple nice things I found. 416-640-0000 - Ringout bridge on Allstream exchange 800-242-2121, extension 44009 - Modem on Avaya's Highland Ranch PBX I could've sworn I gave these out a few years ago, but a cursory search seems to suggest otherwise. Given it's election season, it only seems right to give them out. These're all a bunch of audio couplers on a Definity at CNN's Atlanta studios: 404-878 6040-6048 - Beep + program audio? 8041-8052 - Beep + talkback audio; mostly the director giving commands to the production staff, like when to switch cameras and whatnot. You don't get to hear anything back from the people operating the equipment. Most of these guys assume nobody but the crew is listening, so they'll occasionally comment on whatever is going on or make an off-color remark. Of all these, this is probably the least frequently used group of couplers. 9901-9912 - Beep + Program audio. This seems to be a fairly complete mix, but prior to the master control room, where they switch to commercials. Much like the director channel, they pretty much assume all eyes are off them when they're at a commercial. 9982-9996 - Beep + Program audio. This seems to be where after-hours or remote stuff occasionally comes from. 2037,38,39, and 40 are all music on hold sources that have the final mixes that go on air.
  18. 2 points
    A presidential candidate was a fancy 'experiment' for ShadyTel to take control of the country's entire telecom infrastructure. Hackers must either: Ensure ShadyTel's secrets never come to the light of day, and push their candidate into office. Make sure ShadyTel gets exposed as the shady shadsters they are... Or at least make people question WTF ShadyTel was thinking? Voila. Relevant, timely, and absolutely absurd.
  19. 1 point
    Good thing I'm a girl.
  20. 1 point
    I'll update this post with some more info when I'm not getting ready for work, but for now, the password for your release 6 card is '0nvacat10n'. Nothing like a cute little Definity word scramble to start your day. I guess you just had a different build than the other release 6 I unlocked.
  21. 1 point
    I have an internship with a company that does work with VoIP, and I hear terms like "gateways" and all those VoIP terms a lot. Basically, a gateway is a router configured to connect to the VoIP world (at least in our case, we have a hosted VoIP system) whether that be a "softswitch" (basically what ThoughtPhreaker said, a bullshit marketing term to make people buy their product), a PRI, T1 line, or a POTS line. The analog equipment (like a POTS line) is connected using cards installed into the gateway, we use FXO cards to connect our POTS lines to the gateways. The remote buildings have their gateways pointed towards our call manager, from there we manage all of the Cisco VoIP phones. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention, all of our equipment is Cisco. On another note, I find it funny how Cisco run EVERYTHING when it comes to IT! All of our phones are Cisco's, all of our cards are Cisco's, hell Cisco could easily be compared to Ma Bell back when they ruled the telephone system. Their VoIP phones are built well, but god forbid the back stands breaks on the back of it, they are a pain in the ass to take apart and put back together. I'm not kidding when I say it took me fucking 20 minutes to try to put the back on a Cisco 7940!
  22. 1 point
    is anyone here good with rooting android tablets, im new to android and would let to get root on my tablet so i can install linux on it the tablet is a nextbook ares 11a any info or links to good tutorials would be greatly appreciated, as well as any good advice thanks
  23. 1 point
    Strange telephone systems (from a westerner's viewpoint anyways) are pretty usual for Russia. The Soviet-era 300 MHz analog cellular system in eastern Russia and Siberia is still sometimes known to get relayed across the Pacific by the aging FLTSATCOM (maybe also UFO?) birds (essentially just simple downconverter-based FM "repeaters" that will happily relay any audio they hear as long as it falls within the transponders' passbands) along with the Brazilians on 240-270 MHz... UFO 6 Tp. 20 (255.550 MHz) (Best coast) - very popular with Brazilian pirates. Shared frequency with FLTSATCOM 8 (East coast) so there's more or less nationwide coverage. Put it in your scanner before you head off for a long road trip and monitor away.
  24. 1 point
    They put in a couple every year. They don't all (but typically do) replace one when they're installed. Given the sluggish time frame, how many they're going to install is probably a question of how AT&T's politics work out for them in the long term. The current band of executives has been responsible for some borderline irrational decisions in the past, like grandfathering all non-IP services on their CLEC divisions in 2013. No, seriously. Their CLEC network was then and still is, aside from a few Sonuses, pretty much all circuit switches, and much of their voice over IP traffic is hauled to the customer over T1 circuits. It's like a halfbaked version of Apple's decision to remove the floppy drive/audio output/whatever else from their products.
  25. 1 point
    It looks like Digium is running their own Git server, under which DAHDI is hosted: http://www.asterisk.org/downloads Might see about sending them a PR or diff patch.
  26. 1 point
    Info I have says it was removed from the network June 3rd, and due to be powered down on June 7th.
  27. 1 point
    It was 70 years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play. They've been going in and out of style but they're guaranteed to raise a smile. Having been some days in preparation, a splendid time is guaranteed for all. Initial UK (Parlophone) release = 1967 May 26 First US (Capitol) release = 1967 June 2
  28. 1 point
    Hmm, no official downloadable ISO file of the repository you need and you need a local copy for offline machines, what to do, what to do? Simple, grab the whole 2 1/2 GB online repo with WGET in one fell swoop, edit the /Releases file as needed and build your own ISO.
  29. 1 point
    If I have time before I leave on yet another business trip, I'll contact a friend of mine at iConetiv (the successor to Bellcore, Telcordia, etc. etc.) to see what 1As are still around. Sad when Lafayette Main goes away since that's where my friend Mark Cuccia lived. He was the one who always tracked the last 1AESS switches in the US. Sadly he passed away in 2014. That's why I'm keeping this thread alive in his memory. (TP knows who he is too.)
  30. 1 point
    415-380-0007 - ANAC? 415-380-0076,0099 - 911 non-emergency recording. This is probably what they give the sort of people who call 911 on the neighbor's dog or whatever. You'll see echo tests that're broken like that pretty consistently. I've started to wonder if it's intentional or something. As for the 978 number, ISDN codecs work by transporting g.722 or AAC or whatever over the B channel where the mu-law PCM on most normal phone calls would be. Usually if a call from a non-ISDN line comes in (I think they tell this by whether or not the bearer cap indicates it's a data call; it can be data, speech, or 3.1 khz audio), they'll either tell the switch to reject the call, which usually gets you indefinite ringback from it, or even send you a mu-law feed of whatever is going into it. Some codecs though - like this one, tend to be not so great at telling the difference between the two.
  31. 1 point
    I'm not sure if you considered this, but you may want to consider bonding the two interfaces to a hosted machine. Then when an ISP gets cut by a backhoe, you're still rocking at the same IP address. Additionally, you would also get a nice boost in speed. Considering that congress has passed legislation on selling our network habits to 3rd parties, I think VPN and VPS providers are going to be in a growth period for a while.
  32. 1 point
    Actually, they shut down the GSM network too; only T-Mobile provides large-scale GSM service in the US now. I'd argue that probably has more to do with AT&T's corporate politics than general obsolescence, but if T-Mobile follows suit, we'll definitely talk. But yeah - as others have said, by 2008, basically nobody made new stuff that spoke AMPS, and it used up a considerable amount of spectrum to boot. I don't think surveillance is a huge issue to most consumers judging by how the Snowden leaks have gone down, but A5/1, the encryption standard used in GSM, has been considered insecure for quite some time now. I dunno about UMTS and LTE, but you do hear about people devising attacks against them occasionally. To what degree though, I'm not quite sure. EDIT: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KASUMI That being said, I think CDMA has been facing the axe as well. From what I understand, that has a lot to do with Qualcomm doing licensing on an annual (or monthly, I forget which) basis. Once they end of life the base station equipment, unless you can find some way to bypass the licensing (which would probably be a serious breach of contract. No established carrier would dare upsetting a big manufacturer like that), it's basically a paperweight; end of story. Someone who works with that sort of thing has remarked that a lot of recent carrier-side infrastructure is no longer made with the idea of longevity in mind. Hmmmm! I wonder if I should start carrying something that searches for AMPS signals on long trips. Could you flip through FCC licenses to get an idea of who might be doing this?
  33. 1 point
    I have a MacBook Pro, I believe the first year they made retina display. It rarely gets warm during normal use, and even more rare will the fan come on. But when the fan actually does spin up, and sounds as if its never going to stop accelerating in speed, It always startles me at first and I find it little disturbing. Usually because I moved on from whatever resource intensive task I started in the background, and usually forgotten there is no noticeable performance decline with other tasks. But if I were to make the choice again to buy MacBook Pro again, and spend the amount of money I did, I'd seriously consider going with Macbook Air and maybe with a desktop system too. It's fine for a few hours of web browsing but in no way can match the battery life of Mac Book air. Also a bit too heavy to lounge around with for casual browsing. One of the iMacs I have has some type liquid cooling and head dissipators inside towards to core of the unit. I always ran very hot where as the unit i had purchased about 4 years prior, roughly same price and display size rarely got warm and had had no plumbing in it.
  34. 1 point
    Ok, I know this is going to sound stupid but... Did you actually run it? If you did then probably could be what tekio said your firewall could be blocking the out going connection. It also might be your antivirus. It doesn't look like you encoded the payload so if you have anti virus when you upload the payload to the system and try to run it the antivirus will scan the program and work out its a malicious file then quarantine and/or delete it. Try setting the port for the TCP reverse shell to 80 (HTTP) or using an actually HTTP specific payload. Port 80 is usually not blocked by your firewall so all traffic on port 80 is just allowed to go through. This is because port 80 is the port web traffic travels on and we can't go around blocking all are web traffic, can we? If you want just disable your firewall. When it comes to antivirus you need to encode your payload which you can do with msf venom. Encoding a payload makes it harder for antivirus to detect. TBH I can't be fucked looking up the syntax in msfvenom on how to do this so just look up how to encode a payload in msfvenom and you should be fine. Of course this is not guaranteed to work. It might be best just to disable your antivirus altogether if you're just learning. If you are interested in this stuff I'd recommend you read "Penetration testing: a hands-on introduction to hacking". I read it and it's where most of my computer hacking knowledge comes from. Granted, it will not give you enough background to go out and hack highly secured environments. In order to be a real hacker you need to know more then just how to use some tools, you need to know how computers actually work. Anyways best of luck to you :) Here is the book https://repo.zenk-security.com/Magazine E-book/Penetration Testing - A hands-on introduction to Hacking.pdf Regards, ReAiFi
  35. 1 point
    This may seem really stupid but I've moved from playing with brute forcing and trying to learn to code etc to vehicle modification. I've learned quite a lot but still dabble in tech stuff. There's this thing with a software called vcm editor/aka hp tuners. They don't want to allow dpf removal on diesel trucks. Because epa blah blah blah. Can some one point me in the direction of turning this attached file into a bin file and possibly back? I know it may not work but i'm just wondering how can I do this if at all. This is a totally unmodified straight from a truck computer file. I'm thinking of using something a long the lines of winols which is a software that allows building and modifying of said bin files. If anyone need links to vcm editor let me know. It's up on the hptuners main page you can down load it there or I can host elsewhere. 2016FordF250Base.hpt
  36. 1 point
    well the zen is pretty similar to intel design, where bulldozer(and children) were totally different like.. a david core, to the intel being the goliath core. where the zen core is functionally about 1.5 of the integer cores and the entire fpu but bit beefed up/changed of the bulldozer module also with some kind of cheap smt where. its going to be much faster single threaded and on the back end still have good performance through the higher utilization by switching in the other queued work any time theres a stall/fetch whatever where the bulldozer was only good if you loaded every thread/everything to the max where it would use all the units, so any kind of mixed workload where it went single threaded intel would pull ahead with say the 3770k vs the 8350, but in specifically highly parallel workloads like transcoding, ray tracing, encryption/decryption file compression/decompression then the amd throws down sort of between the regular intel core or like phenom/athlon2, and xeonphi kind of a weird compromise
  37. 1 point
    Most carriers round up to the nearest minute. As for supe, usually you can flash to figure out. If you get a stutter dialtone, it's suped. If it stays there, it hasn't. Yup. Well, where they work anyway. It's sort of hit and miss. EDIT: Oh, right. So I promised a recording of a crossbar switch. So, here's a good number from that Crossbar thread I made a while back; +380-542-33-6600. http://thoughtphreaker.omghax.ca/audio/ukraine_xbarbusy.wav At first glance, it sounds a little plain. But if you turn up the volume and filter out the tone, you get this... http://thoughtphreaker.omghax.ca/audio/ukraine_xbar_mfflutter.wav The ex-Soviet countries have this weird inband system that lets them send not in service messages via MFs, which winds up translating into an SS7 cause code by the time you get it. So even finding a busy number like this takes a good while.
  38. 1 point
    Maybe if you have AT&T as your LD carrier you can still have a post-paid card? Mine was turned off mid-October. (It was a direct billed to a credit card since I haven't had AT&T as my LD carrier for... 15 plus years!) I've had a calling card with AT&T for probably 20 years. Sad it was finally deactivated.
  39. 1 point
    Sure! Here's the most obvious thing you can do; http://thoughtphreaker.omghax.ca/audio/anac_holdup.wav . If you know the number for ANAC, you can flash right as it's about to hang up, and if you come back at just the right time, it'll just ignore the trunk when it tries to go on-hook. If you want to try your hand at other things, or just don't know the number for ANAC (no worries, Windstream is fairly good at hiding stuff), it doesn't stop there. Sadly though, it doesn't - at least not to the best of my knowledge, apply to things with common channel signaling, like q.931 or SS7. But yeah, let's start with something simple and common: POTS. It's a little simpler here; if you flash over, the other person can't! I wrote in a big post about this a few years ago; http://www.binrev.com/forums/index.php?/topic/46235-getting-to-the-bottom-of-a-dms-bug/ The most obvious question is if the switch still stops you from flashing when the other person hangs up, can you transfer to something that keeps you restricted like that? Better yet, without even heading down there, is there anything I can call that'll still keep that flashing restriction on? I think this is the result of some sort of resource restriction. The switch was probably designed with the idea that you'd never need to put more than one DTMF receiver on a call. If flashing was implemented in some way that never completely disconnects you from your original phone call, it could be impossible to get a DTMF receiver allocated to the person on the other end, so since it can't do that, it just ignores you. With that in mind, though... A. For whatever it's worth, things that need a digit receiver to work, like the integrated selective call forwarding IVR, won't let you flash, let alone let you use it on three-way. Though since on-hook calls won't let you flash either, that could be for other reasons. B. That still doesn't explain why call waiting doesn't work. C. If that's true, not letting the other person flash after you hang up was probably a stupid decision. So obviously, the most effective use of this is to trip up something that needs to flash, like a centrex auto-attendant if you happen to have something like that on the same switch. The voicemail systems on a lot of ex-GTE switches also flash for transfers. But if you happen to live near any sort of power plant or anything, a lot of those places like to use ancient E&M trunks that, like the ANAC, use inband signaling and are probably wink-start if they exist. Someday I really want to figure out if they can be screwed with in a similar way. Anyway, sorry for the tangent. That bug always gets me asking nature-of-the-universe-y sort of questions. So - next thing! This is something I've actually been exploring a little more recently, because it happens in my neck of the woods a lot. There's some DMSes that'll reset you back to dialtone in pretty much any circumstance. There's only two I know that do that; the switch that serves the Houston/Bush Intercontinental Airport, and the one that serves Washington/Dulles International if I remember right; the last time I took a flight out of there was 2008. But anyway, there's certain SS7 cause codes that do that on a TON of DMSes. The most reliable numbers I've found that push that sort of thing back are 866-202-9985, or 800-WRI-GLEY (call it and choose any option that'll disconnect you; 5 will do this whenever the call center closes). The success rate for this depends on the switch. On some, it happens almost every time. Some, it's more like half or a third of the time. And others, well, never. But whenever it does, it can be your best friend against some piece of line restricting equipment - there's no battery drop or anything to signal that this is happening, other than a sudden increase in sidetone for a second. Some day, I want to find/make something that lets you end a call with any SS7 cause code you feel like to expose these sort of quirks. Did you try putting a CAC in front of it? Being able to dial 0xx traffic without one in front of it is a leprechaun level of rare. Sounds normal to me. Were you trying to call it on three-way by any chance? That'll change up the ring, among other things, quite significantly; http://thoughtphreaker.omghax.ca/audio/dms_different_tones.flac There's probably some regional bugs too. One thing I figured out by accident is on any Pacific - and possibly Nevada Bell DMS-100, if you dial * as the last three digits of a phone number (excluding a CAC; it has to be a destination) will make it suddenly stop in the middle of a partial dial recording and go to reorder. Or sometimes, it won't even get that far; if it stops in the middle of the SIT generation, you'll just hit dead silence. This isn't necessarily a DMS-100 thing - actually, it's much more of a EWSD thing, but some DMS-100s will route you to the local operator when you dial 101-0110-0. I think local traffic can be originated on that CAC too. In the way of features, there's a couple very nice ones to be on the lookout for; the first one is pretty self explanitory - when you scan DMS-100s, you'll semi-frequently find dialtones that just come out of nowhere. These are generally being done directly in the switch via software. It looks like you've found one already, actually. The dialplans on these are anything but usual, so if they don't work, be sure to try prefix digits and whatnot. For example, try pressing nine. If it doesn't give you dialtone, press *, and at the new dialtone, try 8, 7, etcetera. The next one is a little less obvious, but it's what we use to conf every night; the ringout bridge. I think it's a Centrex-specific feature, but sometimes you find it in non-centrex areas, like test ranges. Basically, it rings with normal DMS-100 ring; there's no way to distinguish it from any other DMS number that doesn't pick up. Then, when another person comes on, it'll go offhook, bridge you together, and use another ringback tone (from a different source, oddly enough) to let you know someone has joined. The limit on these is in software, but I think you can have up to 32 people in there. Another quirk you'll occasionally find is the EDRAM announcements on the switch will occasionally play really briefly, stop, ring, and then play from the beginning. I dunno why, but they just do. This post is sorta blowing out of control in size, but I'll edit it if I can think of anything else. In the meantime, one thing you might want to try is a CAC + #; so like, 101-0555# to get a dialtone from a toll switch. If you know your own CAC, that's probably the best use of it, since most carriers are reluctant to give you one unless you're subscribed to them. It looks like you might have the right circumstances to get a dialtone from 0288#. Try dialing some toll-free numbers on it.
  40. 1 point
    We're sorry, but the number you've dialed was lost in the 70's. Please figure out time travel, then try your call again.
  41. 1 point
    So for a while, I've been experimenting with the concept of a semi-automatic scan. So last week, I just set a modem down on a toll-free range, and woke up several hours later to a recording with a thousand (or so) numbers in it. So far, I've got to say - this has just been tedious and exhausting. Probably not something I'll repeat unless I'm going on a long plane trip or something, but it definitely got results. 800-860 0000 - Call center 0001 - Ad 0002 - ex-Embarq VMB, full 0003 - Ringout 0004 - NIS via SS7 0005 - Ad 0006 - DMS-100 ringout 0007 - Ad 0008 - Ringout 0009 - Ad 0010 - Worldcom DMS-250 NIS 0011 - Ad 0012 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0013 - Business w/Avaya PBX. IP Office? On analog line. (Frontier TF) 0014 - Shitty sounding call center 0015 - Ad 0016 - Ad 0017 - PBX ringout (Excel TF, eventually times out to no answer rec from 156T) 0018 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0019 - Ad 0020 - Ad 0021 - Beyond Human Testosterone order line, no IVR 0022 - PBX NIS rec, responds to DTMF 0023 - Weird NIS (Interactive Tel/JNL01/888-290-0038 TF) 0024 - NIS rec via really weird IVR, spits out DTMF error code (Sprint TF) 0025 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0026 - Wrbly business w/PBX. *9 makes it return "This is Callbridge. Please enter extension number and #" (Ringcentral TF) 0027 - Ad 0028 - Ad 0029 - Ad 0030 - PBX ringout (Excel TF, eventually times out to no answer rec from 156T) 0031 - Fax? 0032 - Ad 0033 - Centurylink LD customer care IVR 0034 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF. Ad?) 0035 - Fax 0036 - Fax 0037 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0038 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0039 - Ad 0040 - Bank IVR, info line (Global Crossing TF) 0041 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0042 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0043 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0044 - Business w/unknown PBX (Excel TF) 0045 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0046 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0047 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0048 - Ringout (Comcast TF) 0049 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0050 - Ring x1 to SS7 cause code 0051 - Reorder 0052 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0053 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0054 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0055 - Reorder 0056 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0057 - MCI CBCAD rec 0058 - Ring x1 to reorder 0059 - Ringout to shitty sounding Cisco VMB 0060 - KT (South Korean) network error rec (Sprint TF) 0061 - Reorder 0062 - CBCAD via SS7 0063 - Business w/Freedomvoice account 0064 - Ad 0065 - Ad 0066 - Ad 0067 - Ad 0068 - NIS via SS7 0069 - NIS via SS7 0070 - Weird platform, forwards to cell phone 0071 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0072 - Same as 0024 0073 - 0074 - Ad 0075 - Shitty sounding call center 0076 - Ad 0077 - Ad 0078 - Ad 0079 - Ad 0080 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0081 - Ad 0082 - Business w/DMS-100 line?, Avaya Partner system (AT&T TF) 0083 - Call center 0084 - McLeodUSA DMS-500 CBCAD 0085 - Government agency w/Nortel PBX (AT&T TF) 0086 - Hipath Xpressions VMS 0087 - Reorder via SS7 0088 - Ad 0089 - Ad 0090 - Business w/wrbly Shortel PBX 0091 - Business w/Cisco Callmanager (TDS TF) 0092 - Busy signal 0093 - Call center w/stock Asterisk MOH 0094 - Reorder 0095 - Business w/unknown PBX 0096 - Silence? 0097 - Shitty sounding VMB 0098 - Ad 0099 - Ad 0100 - Ad 0101 - Really old sounding answering service? (MCI TF) 0102 - Ad 0103 - Same as 0024 0104 - Ad 0105 - Ad 0106 - Fax 0107 - Ad 0108 - Skytel VMS 0109 - Weird VMB 0110 - Ad 0111 - Ad 0112 - Business w/hosted PBX? (ANI Networks TF) 0113 - NIS via SS7 0114 - EDRAM stock CBCAD (Worldcom TF) 0115 - Business w/NEC PBX (XO TF) 0116 - BUsy signal 0117 - Ad 0118 - Ad 0119 - Call center 0120 - Ad 0121 - Ad 0122 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0123 - Call center 0124 - Ad 0125 - EDRAM stock ACB rec (Broadview TF) 0126 - Reorder 0127 - Business w/unknown PBX (Integra TF) 0128 - McLeodUSA DMS-500 CBCAD rec 0129 - Ad 0130 - Same as 0024 0131 - Ad 0132 - Business (Verizon/Bell Atlantic TF) 0133 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback 0134 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0135 - Busy signal 0136 - Business w/Shoretel PBX 0137 - McLeodUSA DMS-500 CBCAD rec 0138 - Order line, pulls last name/street address number 0139 - 711 number 0140 - Call center 0141 - Fax on DMS-100 line 0142 - Business w/Asterisk 0143 - DMS-10 line, ringout to ex-Embarq Centurylink VMB (Qwest TF) 0144 - 5ESS line, ringout to newer Panasonic VMB 0145 - 5ESS line, ringout to AT&T UM VMB (Qwest TF) 0146 - Ad 0147 - Business w/AM, Meatswitch line 0148 - Business w/Avaya Partner system, 5ESS line? (Qwest TF) 0149 - Business w/Avaya Definity PBX, Audix (Qwest TF) 0150 - Ad 0151 - Call center 0152 - Ringout 0153 - Ad 0154 - Reorder via SS7 0155 - Reorder via SS7 0156 - Fax 0157 - Ad 0158 - Business w/IVR (bandwidth.com TF) 0159 - Busy signal 0160 - Ad 0161 - Busy signal 0162 - Ad 0163 - Same as 0158 0164 - Same as 0158 0165 - Fax 0166 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0167 - Ad 0168 - Skytel VMS 0169 - (Crunchy, 6 khz sampled prompt) "This is the West Interactive Audio System. Enter your access code now." (Intercall TF) 0170 - Paetec DMS-250 call not allowed rec 0171 - (disconnects immediately) 0172 - Ad 0173 - Reorder 0174 - Same as 0158 0175 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0176 - Reorder 0177 - Reorder 0178 - Ad 0179 - Custom Asterisk NIS 0180 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0181 - 711 number 0182 - Same as 0158 0183 - Business w/PBX 0184 - NIS via SS7 0185 - Cognitronics NIS rec 0186 - Cognitronics NIS rec 0187 - Same as 0158 0188 - Business w/answering service (Frontier TF) 0189 - Ad 0190 - Ringout 0191 - Ad 0192 - AT&T 4ESS CBCAD rec 0193 - Callsource NIS rec 0194 - Business w/hosted PBX (Ringcentral TF) 0195 - Weird NIS rec, "This number is no longer in service. Message 10114. Goodbye." 0196 - Ringout 0197 - Callsource NIS rec 0198 - Skytel VMS 0199 - Reorder 0200 - Ad 0201 - Ad 0202 - Fax 0203 - Shitty sounding call center 0204 - Fax 0205 - Busy signal via distant end 0206 - Ad 0207 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0208 - Fax 0209 - Nortel Meridian ringout (Qwest TF) 0210 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0211 - Ad 0212 - LD CBCAD rec from Telica Plexus 9000/Lucent Compact Switch 0213 - Business w/hosted PBX 0214 - Ad 0215 - Order line, pulls docs 0216 - Business (Nuvox TF) 0217 - 711 number 0218 - Business w/Mitel Intertel VMS 0219 - Ad 0220 - Ad 0221 - Centurylink internal VMS (Cisco) 0222 - Ad 0223 - Busy signal 0224 - Call center 0225 - Ad 0226 - Business w/NEC PBX (AT&T TF) 0227 - Ad 0228 - Ad 0229 - Business w/hosted PBX? 0230 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0231 - Ad 0232 - Business w/Centigram/Mitel VMS 0233 - Ringout 0234 - Business w/PBX 0235 - Ad 0236 - 711 number 0237 - Fax 0238 - Ringout 0239 - Ad 0240 - PBX rec?, "This number is not in service." 0241 - Busy signal 0242 - Ad 0243 - Satellite NIS rec 0244 - NIS via SS7 0245 - Ad 0246 - Ringout 0247 - Satellite NIS rec 0248 - Call center 0249 - NIS via SS7 0250 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0251 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0252 - AT&T 4ESS toll-free disco rec 0253 - Call center 0254 - Comcast line, ringout (Ringcentral TF) 0255 - Business w/DMS-100 line 0256 - NIS via SS7 0257 - ACB via SS7 0258 - NIS via SS7 0259 - Ad 0260 - NIS via SS7 0261 - Ad 0262 - Ad 0263 - NIS via SS7 0264 - Ad 0265 - Order line 0266 - NIS via SS7 0267 - 5ESS NIS rec 0268 - 5ESS NIS rec 0269 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0270 - Same as 0265 0271 - Satellite NIS rec 0272 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0273 - Fax 0274 - Ringout 0275 - Fax 0276 - Dialogic NIS rec? (0222/MCI toll-free) 0277 - Ad 0278 - Satellite NIS rec 0279 - Reorder 0280 - NIS via SS7 0281 - Ad 0282 - Business w/unknown PBX 0283 - British ringout (0222/MCI toll-free) 0284 - Fax 0285 - Shitty sounding call center 0286 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0287 - Business (AT&T TF) 0288 - Ad 0289 - Business w/newer Panasonic AM (AT&T TF) 0290 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0291 - NIS via SS7 0292 - AT&T 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0293 - Business w/hosted PBX (Grasshopper PBX) 0294 - Fax 0295 - Business w/DMS-100 line (Verizon/Bell Atlantic TF) 0296 - Cannot be reached from calling area rec 0297 - Reorder via SS7 0298 - Ad 0299 - Fax 0300 - Business w/Mitel Intertel VMS 0301 - Ad 0302 - NIS via SS7 0303 - Sonus stock rec, "No routes found", sends SS7 cause code 0304 - Business w/PBX 0305 - Call center 0306 - Reorder 0307 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0308 - 711 number 0309 - Ameritech NIS rec? 0310 - Ad 0311 - Ad 0312 - Ad 0313 - Ad 0314 - Sex line 0315 - Weird NIS rec 0316 - Sprint DMS-250 CBCAD 0317 - Fax 0318 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0319 - Fax 0320 - Sex line 0321 - Weird rings, forwards to business w/DMS-100 line 0322 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0323 - NIS via SS7 0324 - NIS via SS7 0325 - 711 number 0326 - Fax 0327 - Fax 0328 - Busy signal 0329 - AT&T Easyreach 800 0330 - Business w/PBX 0331 - Shitty ringout 0332 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD rec 0333 - Ad 0334 - Ad 0335 - Ad 0336 - AT&T 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0337 - Ad 0338 - Business w/hosted PBX (Ringcentral TF) 0339 - Reorder 0340 - Ad 0341 - Ad 0342 - AT&T 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0343 - Avaya Aura VMB (TW Telecom TF) *0344 - IVR, federal employee program 0345 - Reorder via SS7 0346 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0347 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0348 - Shitty sounding PBX 0349 - Reorder 0350 - Cell phone 0351 - Fax 0352 - Service suspended rec, TTS, plus weird, really slowed down message (Level 3 TF) 0353 - Ad 0354 - Ad 0355 - Reorder 0356 - Call center IVR 0357 - Business w/Comcast "phone" 0358 - AT&T 5E toll rec, "The toll-free number you have dialed has been changed. Please review our recent mailings to you for our updated telephone number listings." 0359 - Order line 0360 - NIS via SS7 0361 - Ad 0362 - Ad 0363 - Ad 0364 - IDT calling card 0365 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0366 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0367 - Fax 0368 - TTS recording, NIS 0369 - Ad 0370 - CBCAD via SS7 0371 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0372 - Ad 0373 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0374 - Ad 0375 - Business w/ridiculous music bed, hosted PBX? (Ringcentral TF) 0376 - Ad 0377 - Ad 0378 - Ad 0379 - Ad 0380 - Call center 0381 - Ad 0382 - Ad 0383 - Ad 0384 - Ad 0385 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0386 - AT&T wireless subscriber 0387 - Reorder via SS7 0388 - Ad 0389 - Call center 0390 - Reorder via SS7 0391 - Shitty sounding jazz MOH. Call center? 0392 - McLeodUSA DMS-500 CBCAD rec 0393 - Ad 0394 - Sprint DMS-250 CBCAE 0395 - Order line 0396 - Ad 0397 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0398 - AT&T toll 5E rec, # cannot be reached from calling area 0399 - Reorder 0400 - Ad 0401 - Ad 0402 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0403 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0404 - Ad 0405 - Ad 0406 - Business w/Toshiba PBX 0407 - Ad 0408 - Freedomvoice account 0409 - Cell phone 0410 - Ad 0411 - Ad 0412 - Reorder 0413 - Shitty sounding forward to German VMB? 0414 - rec, "You do not have any credit. Goodbye." 0415 - Fax 0416 - Reorder 0417 - Call center 0418 - Ad 0419 - Ad 0420 - Ad 0421 - McLeodUSA DMS-500 CBCAD rec 0422 - Call center (Ringcentral TF) 0423 - Call center 0424 - Ad 0425 - Ad 0426 - Really shady ad 0427 - # changed rec via PBX? Refers to 800-234-1690, allows you to enter extension anyway after recording 0428 - Same as 0358 0429 - Call center 0430 - Ringout 0431 - Same as 0358 0432 - Ad 0433 - Ad 0434 - Ad 0435 - Same as 0358 0436 - TTS NIS rec 0437 - Disconnects immediately 0438 - Same as 0358 0439 - Call center 0440 - Ad 0441 - Shitty sounding PBX 0442 - Business w/PBX 0443 - 4E CBCAD rec 0444 - Singles line, prompts for personal ID 0445 - Ad 0446 - Skytel VMS 0447 - Ad 0448 - Ring x1 to reorder 0449 - Ad 0450 - Ad 0451 - Call center 0452 - CBCAD via SS7 0453 - 5ESS ringout (Qwest TF) 0454 - Ad 0455 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0456 - Ad 0457 - Ad 0458 - Reorder 0459 - Reorder 0460 - Reorder 0461 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0462 - Ad 0463 - Business w/Cisco Unity VMS 0464 - Southwestern Bell DMS-100 NIS rec 0465 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0466 - Ad 0467 - Ad 0468 - Reorder via SS7 0469 - Ad 0470 - Ad 0471 - Ad 0472 - Reorder 0473 - Business w/ESI PBX? 0474 - Reorder via SS7 0475 - 711 number 0476 - Burst of wrbly ring + NIS via SS7 0477 - Ad 0478 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0479 - Business w/shitty sounding PBX 0480 - Ad 0481 - NIS via SS7 0482 - AT&T Easyreach 800 0483 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD rec 0484 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD rec 0485 - Reorder via SS7 0486 - Ad 0487 - Ad 0488 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0489 - Conference call service 0490 - Asterisk NIS rec 0491 - NIS via SS7 0492 - Loud ringout 0493 - Fax 0494 - NIS via SS7 0495 - Shitty sounding IVR 0496 - CBCAD via SS7 0497 - NIS via SS7 0498 - Asterisk NIS 0499 - Call center IVR 0500 - Business w/PBX 0501 - Several generations of shittier sounding rings, eventually business answers 0502 - AT&T 5E toll CBCAD 0503 - Ad 0504 - Ad 0505 - Ad 0506 - Fax 0507 - CBCAD via SS7 0508 - Busy signal 0509 - Same as 0358 0510 - Business 0511 - GTD-5 Ringout to Glenayre/GTE VMB (Frontier TF) 0512 - Busy signal 0513 - Busy signal 0514 - Busy signal 0515 - GTD-5 Ringout (Frontier TF) 0516 - Call center 0517 - CBCAD via SS7 0518 - Reorder via SS7 0519 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0520 - Ad 0521 - Subscriber 0522 - Fax 0523 - Ring x1 + TTS "End of call" 0524 - Ad 0525 - Ad 0526 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0527 - Business w/Shoretel PBX 0528 - NIS via SS7 0529 - Weird sounding ring, ringout (AT&T TF) 0530 - Weird NIS rec or NIS via SS7, depending on calling location (Intelemedia TF, call terminates using Sonus switch) 0531 - Business w/PBX 0532 - Ringout 0533 - NIS via SS7 0534 - Ad 0535 - Business w/ESI PBX (MCI TF) 0536 - Ringout 0537 - Shitty sounding rec, "Thank you for calling. Goodbye." 0538 - Fax 0539 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD rec 0540 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0541 - Business w/Norstar key system, softswitch ring (CIMCO TF) 0542 - Ad 0543 - NIS via Easyreach 800 platform, 203-01SG 0544 - Call center 0545 - Ad 0546 - Call center 0547 - Ringout 0548 - 800 # changed rec 0549 - Business w/PBX 0550 - Calling card platform, Encompass/whatever made Phonehog work 0551 - ACB via 4ESS 0552 - Ad 0553 - Asterisk NIS 0554 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0555 - Ad 0556 - Ad 0557 - Bellsouth DMS-100 NIS rec (Level 3 TF) 0558 - Ad 0559 - Ad 0560 - Ad 0561 - Ad 0562 - Business w/answering service 0563 - Ad 0564 - Business w/PBX 0565 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0566 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0567 - NIS via SS7 0568 - Call center 0569 - CBCAD via SS7 0570 - Busy signal 0571 - Call center, UK? 0572 - Fax 0573 - Reorder via SS7 0574 - Busy signal 0575 - Call center 0576 - Ad 0577 - Fax 0578 - Reorder via SS7 0579 - Ad 0580 - Reorder via SS7 0581 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0582 - Call center IVR 0583 - NIS via Spanish speaking country (AT&T TF) 0584 - UK ringout (AT&T TF) 0585 - Call center 0586 - 4ESS Int'l CBCAD rec 0587 - Ad 0588 - NIS via SS7 0589 - Skytel VMS 0590 - Fax 0591 - Busy signal 0592 - Ad 0593 - KDDI IVR, prompts for PIN number (AT&T TF) 0594 - "Please hold while I try to connect you" + MOH, eventually forwards to VMB (Ringcentral TF) 0595 - rec, "The number you are calling is temporarily unavailable. Thank you for calling. Goodbye." + busy signal (Ringcentral TF) 0596 - TellMe IVR, order line (AT&T TF) 0597 - VMB, fraud hotline, Cisco VMB (AT&T TF) 0598 - Skytel VMS 0599 - Business w/Norstar key system (Nuvox TF) 0600 - Ad 0601 - Ad 0602 - Asterisk call center 0603 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0604 - Reorder via SS7 0605 - After hours rec 0606 - Ad 0607 - Asterisk call center 0608 - Ad 0609 - Order line, pulls last name/street address number 0610 - Call center 0611 - Ringout to AM. 0612 - Busy signal 0613 - Ringout, forward to other ringout 0614 - Ad 0615 - Call center IVR 0616 - NIS via SS7 0617 - Ad 0618 - Fax 0619 - Business 0620 - PBX rec, "You've reached a non-working number" (Qwest TF) 0621 - IVR, addiction treatment hotline 0622 - Ad 0623 - Ignite Media Solutions NIS rec 0624 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD rec 0625 - Fax 0626 - Ringout 0627 - 711 number 0628 - Answering service 0629 - rec, "The party you called cannot be reached. Goodbye." <plays in Spanish> 0630 - Busy signal 0631 - Crackly trunk, call center 0632 - Ad 0633 - Busy signal 0634 - Ad 0635 - NIS via SS7 0636 - Same as 0358 0637 - Reorder via SS7 0638 - Call center IVR 0639 - Reorder via MCI tandem? 0640 - Busy signal 0641 - rec, "I'm sorry, the application you're trying to reach is not available at this time." 0642 - Ad 0643 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0644 - Call center 0645 - Ad 0646 - Ad 0647 - Call center 0648 - Shitty sounding call center 0649 - Ad 0650 - VMB in UK? (Timeshift TF) 0651 - AT&T toll 5E CBCAD 0652 - NIS via SS7 0653 - CBCAD via SS7 0654 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0655 - Ad 0656 - Ad 0657 - AT&T Easyreach 800 0658 - Ad 0659 - Ameritech NIS rec 0660 - Ad 0661 - AT&T toll 5E # cannot be reached from calling area rec 0662 - Ad 0663 - Call center 0664 - Ad 0665 - CBCAD via SS7 0666 - Ad 0667 - Answering service 0668 - Ad 0669 - Shitty souding NEC PBX 0670 - NIS via SS7 0671 - CBCAD via SS7 0672 - NIS via SS7 0673 - Call center IVR 0674 - NIS via SS7 0675 - Ring x1 + TTS voice, "End of call" 0676 - Call center 0677 - Fax 0678 - Reorder 0679 - Cell phone 0680 - Ad 0681 - Business w/AM 0682 - Ad 0683 - Ad 0684 - Call center 0685 - Busy signal 0686 - Business w/ESI PBX (Qwest TF) 0687 - Ad 0688 - AT&T AIS report, 214-824-7351 DISCO 0689 - Fax 0690 - Ad 0691 - Ad 0692 - Weird proprietary modem thingie 0693 - Ad 0694 - Fax 0695 - AT&T Easyreach 800 0696 - Weird order line 0697 - Ad 0698 - Call center IVR 0699 - Shitty sounding ringout 0700 - Business 0701 - Ad 0702 - Ad 0703 - Business w/Mitel Intertel VMS 0704 - Fax 0705 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0706 - Ad 0707 - Ringout (Deltacom TF, times out to DEX reorder in some places) 0708 - Worldcom DMS-250 NIS rec 0709 - Ad 0710 - Reorder via SS7 0711 - Fax. When in use, redirects to Verizon VMS 0712 - Call center 0713 - Ringout to VMB on Toshiba PBX, dials 9121 before VMB answers 0714 - Ringout to newer Panasonic AM, softswitch ring 0715 - Ad 0716 - # cannot be reached from calling area rec via SS7 0717 - Reorder via SS7 0718 - Comcast VMB, 770-591-5733 0719 - Ad 0720 - Qwest AIS report, 602-253-1527 DISCO (Sprint TF) 0721 - Ad 0722 - # cannot be reached from calling area rec via SS7 0723 - Spanish call center 0724 - Reorder via SS7 0725 - Ad 0726 - Southwestern Bell DMS-100 CBCAD rec 0727 - Reorder 0728 - NIS via SS7 0729 - IVR, national telemarketing company 0730 - Shitty sounding PBX Ringout 0731 - Ad 0732 - Reorder via SS7 0733 - NIS via SS7 0734 - Ad 0735 - Reorder via SS7 0736 - Ad 0737 - Really old IVR, # changed rec 0738 - Ad, had Cisco Callmanager default MOH 0739 - Call center IVR 0740 - Ringout, forward to other ringout 0741 - Call center IVR 0742 - Ad 0743 - Call center IVR 0744 - Ad 0745 - PBX DISCO rec 0746 - Ad 0747 - Ad 0748 - Ad 0749 - Ad 0750 - Ad 0751 - Brief MOH, hangs up (Bell Canada TF) 0752 - Business w/PBX, older, weird VMS (Bell Canada TF). Custom? Mentions "EYCom ID" 0753 - Call center 0754 - Callsource NIS 0755 - Ad 0756 - Ad 0757 - GTD-5 ringout (Frontier TF) 0758 - ACB via SS7 0759 - Worldcom DMS-250 NIS rec 0760 - Ad 0761 - Ad? 0762 - Ad 0763 - Shitty sounding call center 0764 - CBCAD via SS7 0765 - Call center? 0766 - Business w/PBX 0767 - Silence, eventual reorder 0768 - Busy signal 0769 - Reorder via SS7 0770 - rec, "We're sorry, you're only allowed one entry per telephone number. Goodbye." 0771 - Ad 0772 - Ad 0773 - Sprint cell phone 0774 - Reorder 0775 - Ad 0776 - rec, "D241. Test successful." 0777 - Wrbly Callmanager vacant code rec 0778 - Reorder via SS7 0779 - Reorder via SS7 0780 - Ad 0781 - Ad 0782 - 5ESS ringout 0783 - Ad 0784 - Asterisk rec, "That service is not implemented" 0785 - Asterisk rec, "That service is not implemented" 0786 - IVR 0787 - Ringout 0788 - Busy signal 0789 - Reorder 0790 - Business (Birch TF) 0791 - Busy signal 0792 - AT&T 5E toll CBCAD rec 0793 - Business w/DMS-100 line, newer Panasonic AM (AT&T TF) 0794 - Calling card platform 0795 - Asterisk rec, "That service is not implemented" 0796 - Business w/PBX 0797 - NIS via SS7 0798 - Same as 0358 0799 - Ad 0800 - Sprint DMS-250 CBCAD rec 0801 - Ad 0802 - Ad 0803 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0804 - Fax 0805 - Loud ring x1 + NIS via SS7 0806 - Uverse line, ringout to AT&T UM VMB 0807 - Ad 0808 - Ad 0809 - Busy signal 0810 - ACB via SS7 0811 - Reorder via SS7 0812 - Ad 0813 - Ad 0814 - # not yet in service rec, via Glenayre VMS? 0815 - Call center 0816 - Global Crossing invalid rec 0817 - 4E YCDNGT 0818 - Reorder via SS7 0819 - Ad 0820 - Ad 0821 - Ad 0822 - Ad 0823 - Ad 0824 - Ad 0825 - Ad 0826 - Ad 0827 - Ad 0828 - Ad 0829 - Ad 0830 - Busy signal 0831 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0832 - Call center 0833 - Call center 0834 - PBX non-working number rec, refers to 800-821-2797, 800-822-2200, 877-979-8498, 888-339-7887, 800-275-9376 0835 - IVR, Xerox test application 0836 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0837 - Shitty ringout 0838 - # not yet in service rec, via Glenayre VMS? 0839 - Reorder 0840 - Call center IVR 0841 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely 0842 - Skytel VMS 0843 - Ad 0844 - Call center 0845 - Shitty sounding business w/PBX 0846 - NIS via SS7 0847 - Ad 0848 - Fax 0849 - Ad 0850 - AT&T toll 5ESS cannot be completed from calling area rec 0851 - Ad 0852 - Business w/unknown PBX 0853 - Ad 0854 - Business w/Nortel Meridian PBX 0855 - Ad 0856 - CBCAD via SS7 0857 - CBCAD via SS7 0858 - Ringout 0859 - Ad 0860 - Ad 0861 - Ad 0862 - Asterisk NIS 0863 - Business w/analog line 0864 - Business w/PBX on cable line (Cox TF) 0865 - Reorder via SS7 0866 - MCI tandem CBCAD rec 0867 - (Crunchy, 6 khz sampled prompt) "This is the West Interactive Audio System. Enter your access code now." 0868 - Reorder 0869 - Disconnects immediately 0870 - Business w/shitty sounding, unknown PBX? 0871 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0872 - Ad 0873 - Call center w/Cisco switch 0874 - Weird proprietary modem thingie 0875 - ACB via SS7 0876 - Reorder via SS7 0877 - Ad 0878 - Ad 0879 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0880 - Cell phone 0881 - Ringout, forward to other ringouts 0882 - Ad 0883 - Call center 0884 - VMB w/really shady sales pitch 0885 - Business w/Mitel PBX on analog line 0886 - Ad 0887 - Ad 0888 - Business w/cable line 0889 - Shitty sounding call center 0890 - Ad 0891 - Shitty sounding call center 0892 - Ad 0893 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0894 - Disconnects immediately 0895 - Shitty sounding call center 0896 - Order line 0897 - NIS via SS7 0898 - Wal-Mart pharmacy 0899 - Ad 0900 - Ad 0901 - NIS via SS7 0902 - Find me/follow me IVR, using Dialogic hardware, lets you set ANI w/fail 0903 - Ad 0904 - Ad 0905 - Call center 0906 - Call center 0907 - Business w/PBX 0908 - Ad 0909 - Ad 0910 - Ad 0911 - Business 0912 - Business w/analog line 0913 - Reorder via SS7 0914 - Southwestern Bell NIS rec 0915 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0916 - Shitty sounding business w/PBX 0917 - Sales IVR 0918 - NIS via SS7 0919 - Reorder 0920 - Business w/AM, GTD-5 line 0921 - Shitty sounding call center 0922 - Business w/DMS-100 line, ringout to Anypath VMB (Rogers TF) 0923 - Ring x1 to reorder 0924 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0925 - Shitty sounding call center 0926 - Ad 0927 - Ad 0928 - Asterisk VMB 0929 - Ad 0930 - Business w/PBX 0931 - Ad 0932 - Reorder via SS7 0933 - Reorder 0934 - Business w/analog line (Integra TF) 0935 - Ad 0936 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0937 - Ad 0938 - Silence 0939 - Ad 0940 - Busy signal 0941 - Shitty sounding call center 0942 - Ringout 0943 - Ad 0944 - Shitty sounding call center 0945 - Reorder via SS7 0946 - Ad 0947 - Ad 0948 - Ad 0949 - Ad 0950 - Business w/Broadsoft auto-attendant 0951 - Ad 0952 - Ad 0953 - 4E toll-free DISCO rec 0954 - Weird proprietary modem thingie 0955 - Business w/cable phone 0956 - Asterisk VMB 0957 - Ad 0958 - Business w/hosted PBX 0959 - Modem Connecting to ... Escape character is '^]' Connected Connection closed. 0960 - Ad 0961 - Skytel VMS 0962 - 4E CBCAD 0963 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 0964 - Shitty sounding business 0965 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0966 - Ad 0967 - Reorder via SS7 0968 - 4E CBCAD 0969 - Business w/Asterisk 0970 - Ad 0971 - Call center 0972 - Cannot be reached from calling area 0973 - Ad 0974 - Ringout to cellular VMB (Ringcentral TF) 0975 - Shitty sounding ringout to VMB 0976 - Ad 0977 - Unassigned rec, via Glenayre VMS? 0978 - Ring x1 to busy signal 0979 - 5ESS NIS rec 0980 - Reorder via SS7 0981 - Reorder via SS7 0982 - 4E CBCAD 0983 - AT&T Easyreach 800 0984 - Business w/hosted PBX 0985 - 4E CBCAD 0986 - Callsource NIS 0987 - Reorder via SS7 0988 - Custom Asterisk NIS rec 0989 - Ad 0990 - Call center 0991 - Ad 0992 - Ad 0993 - Fax 0994 - 4E CBCAD 0995 - Reorder 0996 - 4E CBCAD 0997 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Who's Calling TF) 0998 - Older Panasonic AM on 5E line (Qwest TF) 0999 - Ad 1000 - IVR, "Please enter your six-digit PIN now" 1001 - Ad 1002 - Business w/Cisco Callmanager, Unity VMS 1003 - 4E YCDNGT 1004 - Asterisk rec, "The user you are trying to reach is unavailable." 1005 - Ad 1006 - NIS via SS7 1007 - Shitty sounding call center 1008 - Ad 1009 - Paetec DMS-250 rec, "Your call is not allowed" 1010 - Business w/5ESS line 1011 - Ad 1012 - Ad 1013 - Global Crossing invalid rec 1014 - Business w/PBX 1015 - Ad 1016 - ACB via SS7 1017 - 4E CBCAD 1018 - NIS via SS7 1019 - Ad 1020 - Centurylink customer service IVR 1021 - Ad 1022 - Bellsouth? NIS rec, via transcoded trunk 1023 - Reorder 1024 - Shitty sounding auto-attendant 1025 - Cannot be reached from calling area 1026 - Ad 1027 - Busines 1028 - Ad 1029 - rec, "We're sorry, you're only allowed one entry per telephone number. Goodbye." 1030 - Ad 1031 - Weird NIS rec (Qwest TF) 1032 - Verizon/Bell Atlantic NIS rec (Qwest TF) 1033 - Ad 1034 - Cell phone 1035 - Ad 1036 - 4E CBCAD 1037 - Ad 1038 - Ad 1039 - Ad 1040 - Ad 1041 - Ad 1042 - Asterisk VMB 1043 - Business w/Shoretel PBX 1044 - Reorder via SS7 1045 - Business w/hosted PBX (Ringcentral TF) 1046 - Business w/Norstar key system, cable phone 1047 - Same as 1046 1048 - Same as 1046 1049 - Same as 1046 1050 - Ad 1051 - Ad 1052 - Fax 1053 - Ad 1054 - Cell phone 1055 - ACB via SS7 1056 - NIS via SS7 1057 - Ad 1058 - Ad 1059 - rec, "We're sorry, you're only allowed one entry per telephone number. Goodbye." 1060 - Business w/Panasonic PBX? 1061 - Ad 1062 - Ad 1063 - Cannot be reached from calling area 1064 - Ad 1065 - Ad 1066 - Ad 1067 - Ad 1068 - Ad 1069 - Ad 1070 - Ad 1071 - Shitty sounding call center 1072 - Ad 1073 - Ad 1074 - Ringout 1075 - Ad 1076 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF) 1077 - Ad 1078 - SS7 cause code. Some switches respond to this by generating ringback indefinitely (Mayfair TF)
  42. 1 point
    Yeah, if you're looking at old scan textfiles then a carrier is a modem carrier. You can identify them by their metal screeching though you should find recordings to differentiate between a fax carrier and a modem carrier signal. You could connect to them over voip, I think, using a terminal program like Term90 or HyperTerminal. Okay, okay, I don't know offhand of any modern dial-up terminal programs. Guess I should research that. Might be a ton of BBSes under my nose and me without a trusty US Robotics.
  43. 1 point
    Likely going to be my first miss. I am just so out of the scene that I really do not have much desire to go to these anymore. They are just scenes now... or I turned into a jaded old man. Possibly both.
  44. 1 point
    Hey guys I'm pretty new to phones and scanning and found this weird thing and was wondering if any of you guys happen to know what this thing is: 601-748-4225 enter 5555# - it seems to be some kind of monitor with weird conversations.   Any idea?   --heartbreakr
  45. 1 point
    Ohh, interesting. Might there exist a group of people that actively seek out these old systems? I sincerely believe someone out there cares enough to do so
  46. 1 point
    Since you can't easily do MF, why not modify the code to pulse out 2600 when you push the digit keys, like the old pre-MF step tandems used? Timing should be 66 milliseconds of 2600 Hz, followed by 34 milliseconds of silence for each pulse, with about 500 milliseconds between each digit: Digit zero would be 10 sequences of 66ms/34ms 2600, with a 500ms pause before the next digit, for example. You still need to define a key to play 2600 for about 1.5 seconds for trunk seizure. You could also write the code to accept a number, then outpulse the entire number with the correct timings. There is a number on CNET that this can be used to dial with. This is essentially the method used by Cap'n Crunch and Joe Engressia to phreak step tandems or switches that accepted older SF trunks from step tandems. Routes that used this method of tone signalling were already pretty rare back in the late 60's and early 70s when they used this technique. You had to discover a number that routed through a step tandem from your dialing location, usually by trial and error. Vancouver, BC in Canada had one such switch. D.
  47. 1 point
    "ChinaNet-tQGc". All kinds of stuff like that happens with Chinese companies - TP-Link is a Chinese company. At work we get USB flash drives, to distribute our software on, directly from the Chinese manufacturer that produces them. We have a special computer not hooked to the network just for formatting them. Every 1 of about 100 will contain some nasty malware preinstalled for us.
  48. 1 point
    There's a food court at the Riviera that's quiet. That might work. Just throwing it out there.
  49. 1 point
    If Emmanuel Goldstein were as mercenary as that link claims, I don't think he would have such a liberal policy on reprinting 2600 content and copying the Freedom Downtime DVD. Nor would he offer recordings of the HOPE conference sessions for free download. The registration fee for HOPE would probably be higher, too, judging by what most similar conferences of that size charge.
  50. 1 point
    What is microsoft frontpage? Ive heard about it on certain sites. Is it useful? Is it more of a language or software, or can you incorperate HTML or anything with it?