Wardialing Modems Guerrilla Network Opensource Cyberspace [re: Tim May]

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 16:54:33 PST 2018

On 12/27/18, jim bell <jdb10987 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  Something just now occurred to me!  In that movie, WarGames, the technique
> later called "wardialling" was used, dialling up sequential phone numbers to
> identify modems.   But, the modem in that movie was shown to be an
> acoustic-coupled one.  I don't know if acoustic-couplers were capable of
> dialling, automatically.  They shouldn't have been, unless somebody added a
> circuit which allowed quick connects and disconnects to be made, probably
> using some kind of mechanical relay.

Clip of the setup...


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