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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 cryptojacking DNS hijacking modem hijacking page hijacking piggybacking phone phreaking proxy hijacking replay attack URL hijacking
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Prices for the HI-Jack motorcycle helmet are from pounds 175.
Wouldn't it be better for our local and national politicians to get off their backsides and actually do something about these issues so that when the next elections do come around there won't be any legitimate issues for the BNP to hi-jack, rather than just playing the tired old race card all the time?
The Baggies switched to Jeffers after missing out on Kanu but Alan Curbishley may hi-jack the move.
Last weekend's attempts to hi-jack viewers by ITV, BBC and RTE was nothing short of sad.
In one, he claimed that the newly installed Mayor Cathal Crumley went out to hi-jack a red Mazda only to call off the job when the owner had a heart attack.
The hi-jack happened when a gang of at least three men, driving two vehicles, persuaded the lorry driver to pull over at Hilliards Cross, near Lichfield, claiming there was something trapped beneath the wheels.
Reports yesterday of a clash between the Darlington MP and the Chancellor claimed that Mr Milburn and Tony Blair had tried to hi-jack announcements of a rise in the minimum wage while Mr Brown was on a trip to China.
The hi-jack began at noon, when protesters brandishing 'No Colonisation' placards boarded the train at Bangor station.
Chelsea are poised to hi-jack Spurs' move for Edgar Davids.
But Intego warn the code could easily be modified to delete files or hi-jack a machine and replicate itself through email.
Manchester United are trying to hi-jack Liverpool's bid for Swiss starlet Phillipe Senderos.
'HI-JACK' DRAMA: Passengers tell their story of the confusion after they got safely off the Bombay to New Delhi flight last night.