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hijacked

A computer, communications session or online account that has been compromised in some manner. See hijacking.
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Last year, more than 40 ships and 800 crew members were hijacked off the coast of East Africa.
On Tuesday, a Malaysian oil tanker carrying 39 crew members has been hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden, between Somalia and Yemen, a maritime watchdog group said.
Yuan said he hijacked the plane because he was upset about poor working conditions, such as low wages and a late promotion, local police said.
To accurately pinpoint hijacked PCs on a service provider network, the Reputation Knowledge Server (RKS) dynamically correlates disparate event data across regions and operation centers.
Summary: DUBAI -- Ansar Burney, Chairman of the Ansar Burney Trust International and Pakistan's former federal minister for human rights, will reach Dubai tomorrow (Tuesday) evening to meet the UAE-based owners of the vessels MV Jubba XX and MV Iceberg 1, hijacked by Somali pirates.
The tanker with Malaysian and Filipino crew members on board was hijacked, Noel Chong, head of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre, said.
A hijacked aircraft has reportedly landed safely in the French city of Lyon.
During the 1990s, the FBI uncovered clues indicating that bin Laden was planning to attack America with hijacked airliners.
Prime Minister Tony Blair will be notified of any threat and will have to personally authorise RAF Tornados to shoot down a hijacked plane.
But like the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Flight 93 was hijacked by Middle Eastern terrorists.
The leader of a group of Afghans who hijacked an aircraft last February and forced it to fly to Britain, has been accused of hijacking the aircraft to further his own political ambitions.
The flight was to take off from Boston's Logan airport 25 minutes after America Airlines flight 11 - one of the planes hijacked by terrorists.