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ISSN: 1527-814X Monday January 24, 2000

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More skulking about caller ID

Last Friday's issue pointed to an article with technical information about caller ID.  Jr. Skulker Lucky225 wrote to us saying he is very familiar with that article and has used it to develop a technique for spoofing call waiting caller ID, which he describes in an article of his own at the above link.  He includes a .wav file that you can use to demonstrate, but you must play this into the phone line with great care to keep the quality high enough to work.

Cleaning up after skulking sessions

Jr. Skulker Steve Roderick suggested this site which sells a $24 product (30 day free trial) that is designed to clean up everything on your hard drive that could be used as evidence against you.  It doesn't just erase files, but makes sure they are eliminated from the recycle bin and overwrites the erased files with binary patterns to make sure they can't be unerased.  WebSkulker downloaded the demo version and looked at all the menus.  It has a comprehensive set of options that makes it seem quite legitimate, and is highly rated at download sites, so it probably works as advertised.

Their main claim, however, can't be verified by the common jr. skulker:  "Forensic Analysis software such as EnCase used by investigators, law-enforcement and others, can recover evidence from parts of your hard drive that you thought were empty, parts that you had cleaned... " and they go on to say that their Evidence Eliminator can defeat EnCase.  But without buying a $1,000 copy of EnCase, how would we know if this is true?  The EnCase program is described at this site if you are interested:

Skulking the history of broadcasting

"The Library of American Broadcasting holds a wide-ranging collection of audio and video recordings, books, pamphlets, periodicals, personal collections, oral histories, photographs, scripts and vertical files devoted exclusively to the history of broadcasting."  Some of the library's audio and visual material are available online.  This site was submitted by Jr. Skulker Analog.

This made WebSkulker laugh

Submitted by Jr. Skulker Oat Girl

Great comebacks to pick-up lines

Man: "Haven't we met before?"
Woman: "Perhaps. I'm the receptionist at the VD Clinic."

Man: "Haven't I seen you someplace before?
Woman: "Yeah, that's why I don't go there anymore."

Man: "Is this seat empty?"
Woman: "Yes, and this one will be too if you sit down."

Man: "So, wanna go back to my place ?"
Woman: "Well, I don't know. Will two people fit under a rock?"

Man: "Your place or mine?"
Woman: "Both. You go to yours and I'll go to mine."

Man: "I'd like to call you. What's your number?"
Woman: "It's in the phone book."

Man: "But I don't know your name."
Woman: "That's in the phone book too."

Man: "So what do you do for a living?"
Woman: "I'm a female impersonator."

Man: "Hey, baby, what's your sign?"
Woman: "Do not Enter"

Man: "How do you like your eggs in the morning?"
Woman: "Unfertilized !"

Man: "Hey, come on, we're both here at this bar for the same reason"
Woman: "Yeah! Let's pick up some chicks!"

Man: "I know how to please a woman."
Woman: "Then please leave me alone."

Man: "I want to give myself to you."
Woman: "Sorry, I don't accept cheap gifts."

Man: "If I could see you naked, I'd die happy:
Woman: "Yeah, but if I saw you naked, I'd probably die laughing".

Man: "Your body is like a temple."
Woman: "Sorry, there are no services today."

Man: "I'd go through anything for you."
Woman: "Good! Let's start with your bank account."

Man: "I would go to the end of the world for you.
Woman: "Yes, but would you stay there?"


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