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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.

HIJACKING TERMS Bluejacking clickjacking DNS hijacking modem hijacking page hijacking piggybacking phone phreaking proxy hijacking replay attack URL hijacking
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ARSENAL are set to step up their efforts to hi-jack Nicolas Anelka's move to Liverpool by offering Sylvain Wiltord to Paris Saint Germain.
The MoD has said that air defences have been strengthened to counter the threat of a civilian airliner hi-jack.
You won't want to get stuck in the Stansted hi-jack stack will you?
ABERDEEN will try to hi-jack Daryl Murphy away from Sunderland's grasp.
Birmingham are ready to hi-jack West Brom's pounds 75,000 move for Leicester's top scorer Paul Dickov.
Fears of a hi-jack grew and the van was followed and stopped by armed officers just as it was about to get on to the bypass heading in to Coventry.
The easy way to make a fortune was to simply to hi-jack supplies off the smugglers.
Spammers have found a way to hi-jack legitimate IP addresses by exploiting a weakness in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) that is used to direct and manage traffic between networks.
DERRY CITY are set to hi-jack Finn Harps's bid for Institute striker Ivan Sproule.
Portsmouth are ready to hi-jack Blackburn's move for Millwall midfielder Steven Reid by matching Rovers' pounds 2m offer for the Republic of Ireland star.
Instead, they allowed a hard core of hooligans to hi-jack their protest and turn it into a lawless affray described by a senior police officer as the "most sustained and vicious" in his 28 years on the force.
THE suspected hi-jack of a security van sparked a major incident in Warwickshire yesterday.