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=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+ + = + NET-WORKS = = ========= + + = =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+ Written by-- The Minuteman 3-26-84 ----- In this tutorial, I hope to teach you a little about the Net-Works program, and how to destroy any NW board you might happen to hate. Nick Naimo (the author of NW) left quite a few bugs in his program, maybe on purpose... Who knows? Here are a few of them. =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= How to mildly annoy the sysop =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= Type 'G' at the main menu prompt. when it asks you for a number, enter a valid number plus a decimal... for instance, 3.5. This will create a one sector file called "J.3.5.SYS" which will never be erased unless the sysop himself CATALOGs the disk and DELETEs them all by hand. =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= How to destroy (almost) any system file =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= To destroy almost any system file, there must be a board sharing drive 1, where most of the system files are kept. Post a message called USERS.SYS TITLES or TITLES1 or TITLES.1 MENU.SYS with a space in front of it... for instance, to destroy the password file, post a message called " USERS.SYS", the space in the front is lost when the file is re-read, so go to another board, and then back to the board you posted on. Then, Remove the mesage you just posted... it will delete the "USERS.SYS" and leave " USERS.SYS" alone.... Pretty cool, eh? =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= How to get into the monitor =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= This is the best crash there is, I think... If the board you are crashing has not been protected from it, it will always A) hang totally or B) go into the monitor. What you want to do is this: type 'E' at the main menu prompt, and then when it asks you for a name, enter garbage.... or a real name, it really doesn't matter. When it says "50 lines max., to end type --> /EX <--" you do this: A) Hit once. B) Type /EX C) Type 'F' at the choices. D) Enter "99E99" for the line number to fix. E) Goto step A when it says 50 lines... again. After about 6-10 times of this, you will hear a BEEP as it goes into the monitor.... if control-C works, then you're into basic! If it doesn't, then you'll just have to wait for the SYSOP to come along and hit RESET and re-run his board. =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= What to do if you get into basic =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= If you get into basic, then check to see if he has his program saved on his disk. If he does, then make a few 'backdoors' so you can get into basic anytime you want to, and then SAVE it onto his disk... then type RUN. You'll lose carrier, and he'll never know what hit him when suddenly his password file gets deleted every night! =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= Sysop access =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= Another useful thing to know is if you if you enter a sysop password you can get very high access. For instance let's say you log on and see the normal log on... Connected to: Joe's BBS Enter account number or the word 'NEW'. ---> At that point, you should enter some- thing like: E1EL (that is a common sysop password). When it says "Invalid Password" you should type the word "NEW". Enter whatever you want for the name, and when it asks you for a phone, just hit ... It won't assaign a pass- word, but who cares. When you get into the BBS, type "Y". You should either have a level of 9 or special download access (on T-I-M-E-C-O-R you get special download access). The only problem is that you are not validated... if the sysop is stupid enough, he may validate you if you chat so you can just "look around". The main use for this small tip is to look at a high level "G" section you don't need to be validated to look at. Note: on boards requiring account numbers, you should enter 1 as the account number. =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= END =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+= P.S. Be careful how you distribute this, if everyone in the country gets hold of it, every board will be protected and this tutorial will be useless... Keep that in mind, and have PHUN!!! (>Too late!!!! Everyone in the country already has a copy of it but it's good for little shits who think they can be "K00L" and put up a NW board. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA This file is pretty useless now but you might as well try it on boards run at offices, schools, etc... And the boards run be teachers, businessmen, etc... because these people don't know what they are doing. Later Public Enemy #1  :-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-: -:- [ How to crash GBBS ][ boards ] -:- :-: [ 9/1/84 ] :-: -:- [ Written by: Mr. Mad ] -:- :-: :-: -:- [ With help from:Copy Master, The Rocker, & Teddy Bear ] -:- :-: :-: -:- [ 80 Col.:Use Printer ] -:- :-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-: We all have that one local board around you that you would really like to crash! Maybe the sysop did something really bad to you or something in that nature! Boy he sure would get Mad when he wakes up with both drives burned out, user file is messed up or something like that! One thing to remember is when you call the board to crash it, I'd use a phoney allias name (even another person you want to get revenge on too!) because they will really get mad about crashing thier board and will really kick some ass when they find out who did it. Just a warning! 1> Lets say the sysops name to the GBBS board is "Butch Jr.". Call the place up and when it asks for your last name, type "Jr.". When it asks for your password, type in what ever you have to type for a new user. Then it should ask for your first name. Just type " Butch" (1 space infront of name). This will automaticly put you into sysop command level and you will be able to delete messages, users, exit the GBBS program and initalize the disks and ect.....Just about anything your little heart wants to do! Modify the board and delete the sysop too! This way for crashing also works when you type in for last name:" Jr." and first name "Butch". It should do the same thing. The one major drawback to this way of crashing is that most GBBS boards have thier oards modified to that you can't do this. They will have it either hang up after you type it in, Display a nasty message for you, or just ask for the last name again. Oh well! No body is perfect! 2> Call the board up and log on as a new user. When it asks for the city/state you live in, type in a few commas like this: "Tampa,,,,,,,,,,Fla" or ",,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,," will do! You just have to have more than 2 or 3 commas to do the job right. This way should kill the passwords on the user file! When you leave a message up on the board, save it, and then it says "Wait" for about 10 seconds. Try this one: Leave a message on the board and save it and when it says "Wait", Just do a little "esc-h" (to hang up in Ascii Express). That way should be writting the message and when it looses the carrier, it will be off the hook for the night! You can hang up on either "Wait" (after saving message and after you abort into the main command board. 4> When the GBBS asks for a number like board number or something like that, type in "99E99". This creats and error on the board and might put you in sysop command level depending on what serial number the GBBS program is. It will do some other things too. 5> When you log on and it asks for your password, type in a negative number like "G-99FFF" or "A-01AAA" or some negative number kinda like that. This should also create an error and might even put you in sysop command level (you can do anything from there! Believe me!) But like I said before, Depending on what type of serial number the program is. 6> Log on as a new user and when it's reading the new user welcome or just any text file, type "Cntl-s Cntl-p :" and that should make a fatal error on his part and put you proptly into basic or machine language with dos loaded and you can work from there! 7> New user reading welcome message and type "Cntl-s Cntl-p *" and that will bomb the board out also. 8> New user reading welcome message and type "Cntl-s Cntl-p" and start pounding on the keyboard! That sould fill the buffer up and make a fatal error and put you into machine language or basic. Work from there! 9> New user reading welcome message and type "Cntl-s" and hold repeat and "Cntl-p" down and that will also bomb the buffer too and put you into machine or basic language. Some of these ways have been tested before we made this and then sone of the ways haven't. So you will be on your own when crashing! Please let us know on how successful you were in crashing and also any other ways not mensioned in this crash file! We know thier are others still floating around so please let us know. Just call my ae line and leave a little message and it will be included in the next GBBS part ][ file starting soon! My AE line number is: 804/740/2118 pw-MAD ------------------------------------------------------------------------- [all these Well, this is what you do from there.. goto the message area and enter a message, then edit something in the message. When it gives you the promt "New String:" enter like over 80+ characters. And it will give you a bunch of forward slashs, then hit return. ok.. thats half of the bitch! Now! Go over there and type 'I' to use the Insert command and then the line number that you just edited it will them fuck up big time!!! Yes thats it you have now locked up one of the worlds most popular systems! well done dude!

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