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 hacked.

HIJACKING TERMS Bluejacking clickjacking DNS hijacking modem hijacking page hijacking piggybacking phone phreaking proxy hijacking replay attack URL hijacking
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Khaled is a former member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who took part in two airplane hijackings between 1969 and 1970.
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the group conducted kidnappings and airplane hijackings, two bombings in Buenos Aires, several in Paris and an attempted bombing in Bangkok.
The airplane hijackings and terrorist attacks on Israelis and Jews that were carried out during the early 1970s by Palestinians based in Arab countries succeeded - albeit at a heavy cost in the lives of Palestinian leaders targeted by Israel in response - in making the world more aware of the Palestinian cause.
Can playing the piano, or making music through any medium, eliminate airplane hijackings, find terrorists in caves, eradicate biological threats, or cure the ills and stresses of our time?