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  • n. Plural form of phreak.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of phreak.


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  • Some so-called phreaks get all of their information including codes from BBSs and have an ego big enough to call themselves phreaks.

    Field Phreaking by The Third Cartel

  • In response to questions from the Associated Press, producers acknowledged that about 100 "phreaks," using fast Internet connections and powerful computer autodialing software, were casting thousands of votes with the touch of a button.

    C - Advertising News

  • But this dialogue is a nice illustration of why science can't do what Intelligent Design-phreaks and atheists claim it can do.

    March 6th, 2009

  • Once again, the phone number from which the anonymous caller called was 740 397-9104, and I invite any phreaks in the crowd to give it a shot.

    Freshwater: Board members, and the black bag - The Panda's Thumb

  • Social engineering was what phone phreaks did before and after compromising signaling.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » California Court Rejects Santa Barbara Beach Club’s Attempts to Suppress Criticism

  • He'd been T.F. when he'd worked for the security departments of AT&T and Sprint and Cellular One, tracking down hackers and phone phreaks and call jackers (the initials, colleagues decided, stood for "Tenacious Fucker," in light of his 97 percent success record in helping the cops catch the perps).


  • Most likely both his parents are jump phreaks too.

    Pendragon Before the War

  • Shed heard stories about jump phreaks, people who quit their jobs and just lived in the basements of Lifelight, making unauthorized jumps, sometimes getting so involved in their jumps that they risked starving to death.

    Pendragon Before the War

  • Modern digital-telephone networks allow tapping without ever placing a physical bug; talented "phone phreaks" can monitor calls through phone companies or corporate switchboards.

    How Did They Get My Name?

  • Those he did have were fellow phone phreaks and hackers.

    A Superhacker Meets His Match


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