(USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [PHREAKED, PHREAK·ING.]
to act as a phone phreak.
(USED WITH OBJECT) [PHREAKED, PHREAK·ING.]
to tamper with (telephones) as a phone phreak does.
Phreaking is a slang term coined to describe the activity of a culture of people
who study, experiment with, or explore, telecommunication systems, such as ...
A phone phreak is someone who loves exploring the telephone system and
experimenting with it to understand how it works. Phone phreaking got its start in
Phreaks (or phreakers) are usually motivated more by technical curiosity and the
hacker ethos than any criminal intent (although phreaking is most certainly ...
Don't ask about exploits, unless you are looking for a further way to be unceremoniously kicked out.
For some reason the people in charge of #linux channels seem to hate people who like causing destruction to people's machines or who like to steal software. Can'... More »
Feb 20, 2013 ... Cartoon from Volume 1, Issue 1 of Telephone Electronics Line (1974), a
newsletter devoted to phone phreaking (Archive.org). "Let's say a ...
Phone Phreaking. Just as Hacking quickly became a word meaning "Using
Computers for Evil Purposes" and eventually 'Any Evil Use of Technology", the
Phone Phreaking. phreaking /freek'ing/ /n./ [from `phone phreak'] 1. The art and
science of cracking the phone network (so as, for example, to make free ...
According to Eric Raymond's The New Hacker's Dictionary, phreaking was
originally a more innocent occupation and hackers would sometimes take up the
phreaking: /freek ing/, n. [from 'phone phreak']. 1. The art and science of cracking
the phone network (so as, for example, to make free long-distance calls). 2.