hijacking

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hijacking

Seizing unauthorized control of a computer or communications session in order to steal data or compromise the system in some manner. Following are various hijacking terms in this encyclopedia. See hack.

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And may we have the courage to support all necessary, reasonable, and moral actions short of indiscriminate war, however long-drawn out, however arduous, that will make suicide bombing, airplane hijacking, and conscious targeting of civilians unthinkable in every corner of the world.
Ebrahim Hatamikia's "Low Altitude," an exhilarating mix of comedy and drama about an airplane hijacking, may be of interest to adventurous distribs.
In what became the deadliest airplane hijacking ever, three men, believed to be Ethiopian, commandeered the flight shortly after it took off from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on a flight to the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan, survivors said.
Chatty's lawyer, Nils Uggla said: "He denies that this has anything at all to do with terrorism or airplane hijacking.
This antechamber led immediately to a walkthrough screening room which featured Johan Grimonprez's widely acclaimed Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997, a sixty-eight-minute documentary history of airplane hijacking garnished with suitably paranoiac extracts from Don DeLillo and accompanied by a sound track of classic soul, funk, and disco.
In April, the Anti-Terrorism Court imposed the two life sentences to Sharif on charges of airplane hijacking and terrorism for ordering airport officials not to allow a Pakistan Airlines plane returning from Sri Lanka to land in Islamabad and to divert it to Karachi instead.