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Re: Mystery phone lines, something is hiding and answering.
From: Vincent Archer <varcher () denyall com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 09:23:48 +0200

On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 09:55:39PM -0700, Eddie  wrote:
I tried calling the numbers with my laptop and cell phone (with Caller ID turned off). Most of the lines won't 
connect with 
No Carrier, but one, I get the string " ** 01 Communications TermServ **" and a login prompt. 

From the (probably customized) banner, I think you're accessing the
backdoor maintenance access of some equipment, probably a telephone
switch. Many companies will install such a direct access to the
on-site systems they're contracted to support so they can do remote
It might be something else, but that would be my first guess: remote
maintenance for some telephone stuff. See if you can find a reference
to "01 Communications" in a support contract, either as the supporting
company, or the equipment supplier/reseller.

Vincent ARCHER
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