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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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Among locations raided were the office of Takaya Shiomi, 59, former chairman of the Red Army Faction who played a central role in the hijacking and served an 18-year jail term, and the house of one of the nine hijackers, 47, who was arrested in 1988 after secretly returning to Japan and later served a five-year prison term.
A general hijacking case can be deemed non-political in character, but the alleged case against Tanaka is different because it was politically motivated," Santi Tiptamyae, Tanaka's lawyer, said.
The hijacking occurred in February 2000 when an Ariana Afghan Airlines domestic flight carrying 165 passengers was diverted to Stansted via Moscow by the hijackers.
Actually, elements of the hijacking plan were known to the FBI as early as 1995 and, if coupled with current information, might have uncovered the plot.
Maptuit Server(TM) gives asset tracking companies like Fleetilla, the ability to provide their customers a real-time view into the exact location of their trailers and fleets throughout the Mexican road network thus combating any threat of cargo theft or hijacking.
Pakistan denies all involvement with the hijacking and has said it will arrest anyone suspected to be involved in the incident.
With rising incidences of hijacking in the registrar community, domain name owners are rushing to find a superior ICANN accredited registrar who can provide an environment that is both safe and user-friendly.
A hijacking drill at India's Bangalore airport caused a stir on Saturday (26 February) with the press, passengers and even top police falling for the ploy.
The identity of the men behind the hijacking remained a mystery early today.
Session hijacking allows a hacker with "root" user access to gain control of any active session, executing commands as if the hacker were an authorized user.
The Ariana airlines hijacking ended peacefully in the early hours of 10 February with the arrest of nineteen people, the release of all hostages onboard the aricraft and only one person reported injured.