Black Ratchet

Black Ratchet is just another phone phreak from Boston. In addition to this, he is a bitter and surly information security engineer who can't stand bot herders and script kiddies who scan his Internet connection. He enjoys telephones, radios, and a plethora of other things related to information security. He has given presentations at Defcon and HOPE, is the co-author of Asterisk Hacking from Syngress Publishing, and is an active member of the Digital Dawg Pound at He can be found at his website ( and on the BinRev forums at