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=================================== Watching the Watcher Watching You =================================== Uploaded to OSUNY BBS by Sir Knight =================================== (c) 1984-85 NPI/Appa Teleworks I =================================== [LESSON 1] THE TRAP =-=-=-=-=-= LOOKING FOR A FEDERAL AGENT IS BIG NEWS. OBVIOUSLY, THESE PEOPLE ARE SLIPPERY AND WILL DISAPPEAR IF BEING NOTICED. A PERFECT EXAMPLE IS RICHARD SANDZA OF NEWSWEEK FAME WHO GOT SNIFFED OUT, AND THEN SAT DOWN TO COMPOSE HIS STUNNING INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF HACKERS, "NIGHT OF THE HACKERS". ANOTHER WOULD BE CABLE PAIR, WHO IN 1983 CAUSED THE NUMEROUS BUSTS THAT OCCURED BETW- EEN THE SUMMER AND WINTER OF THAT YEAR. BUT HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR? WHAT IF YOU SUSPECT SOMEONE BUT ARE NOT SURE...YOU DONT ACCUSE THEM, JUST REFER BACK TO THESE HANDY LITTLE HINTS.... THIS FILE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND THE SYSOP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT I HAVE ENTERED. [LESSON 2] TIPS =-=-=-=-=-= HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THIS ON YOUR FAVE RAVE PHREAK BOARD: "LEAVE ME A PHONE NUMBER AND I WILL GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU..WE CAN TRADE SOMECODEZ..." THIS PERSON IS OBVIOUSLY BLOTTED OUT OF HIS GOURD, OR HE IS TRYING TO GET SOME INFO ON YOU! FEDS WANT TO KNOW PEOPLE AND KNOW AS MUCH ABOUT THEM AS THEY CAN WITHOUT GETTING FOUND OUT. SO, DONT MESS WITH THESE KINDS OF PEOPLE. HOW ABOUT THIS COMMON ONE: "CAN I HAVE A TRW ACCOUNT FOR A SYSTEM? I AM REAL INTERESTED..." LISTEN. DURING THIS TERRIBLE YULETIDE OF TERROR REIGNING FROM MONTANA BUTTHAC K'S ARTICLE, YOU DONT TRUST ANYONE WITH YOUR PERSONALLY GOTTEN/HACKED OUT ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU KNOW THEM. AND, ABOVE ALL, DONT POST THEM ON PUBLIC SYSTEMS WHERE EVERY FED IN 30 STATES CAN GET THEM AND CHECK THEM OUT. IF ENOUGH PEOPLE HAVE YOUR OWN PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, THEN THE DAMN THINGS ARE LIKELY TO BE TURNED OFF FROM TOO MANY PEOPLE HAVING A CREDIT CHECK BY THE LENOXX BANK OF MASS. EVER HEAR-- "GOT ANY NEW VISA'S OR MASTERCARDS?" WHAT WAS SAID ABOUT PW'S GOES DOUBLE FOR CREDIT CARDS. I WOULD BE DOUBLY CAREFUL ABOUT THE OBTAINING AND/OR USE OF THEM. I DONT DO THAT STUFF AND NEVER WILL BECAUSE I DONT WANT TO GIVE THE FEDS THE CHANCE TO SAY,"HEY, THIS KID'S JUST DROPPING HIS PANTS AND BENDING HIM OVER. LET'S GIVE HIM THE STICK." WHAT ABOUT... "CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW TO PHREAK" OR "CAN SOMEONE TEACH ME HOW TO HACK DONT BE TOO TRUSTING ANY MORE ABOUT NEW PHREAKS/HACKS UNLESS THEY LOOK LIKE INNOCENT KIDS. YOU ALL SHOULD KNOW HOW TO TELL IF THERE IS SOME KID THAT COMES FROM A GOOD JEWISH, UPPER-MIDDLE CLASS FAMILY THAT WANTS TO KNOW THE HOW-TO STUFF AND THAT IS OKAY. BUT ALWAYS ASK THREE QUESTIONS OF YOUR APPRENTICES: 1]WHAT IS YOUR NAME 2]WHAT IS YOUR PHONE NUMBER 3]HOW OLD ARE YOU NUMBER THREE IS CRUCIAL..IF THEY ARE OVER 19 YEARS OF AGE, DONT WASTE YOUR TIME OR EFFORT. YOU DONT KNOW THEM AND YOU WANT NOTHING TO DO WITH THEM. IF THEY DO LIE ABOUT THEIR AGE(YOU CAN TELL IF YOU TALK TO THEM VOICE DUM DUM) AND THEY ARE UNDER 19, THEN YOU CAN TELL THEM OKAY. JUST STAY COOL ABOUT IT. WELL, THAT IS ALL THAT I CAN THINK OF NOW. IF ANYONE HAS ANY ADDITIONS, YOU CA N COMPOSE A FILE USING THE P COMMAND. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK OSUNY BBS FOR ITS CONTINUED EFFORT TO PROVIDE SERVICE TO THE PHREAK/HACK COMMUNITY AND TO MY FINGERS WITHOUT WHOSE TIRELESS EFFORT I WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO COMPOSE THIS FILE. SIR KNIGHT (*)-THE *ELITE* PHREAKERS CLUB-(*) Call The Works BBS - 1600+ Textfiles! - [914]/238-8195 - 300/1200 - Always Open

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