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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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No matter how much time has passed or the obstacles we encounter, we owe it to the victims and their families to never give up on them,' said the FBI case agent in a statement released to the media along with pictures of the four hijackers.
Once you know what your hijackers are, you can replace them with positive mental map markers.
Hijackers deliberately crash Flight 11 into floors 93 through 99 of the North Tower (1 WTC).
The document names individuals who knew the hijackers after they arrived in the United States and helped them get apartments, open bank accounts and connect with local mosques.
We don't know where they are from or how many they are but it looks like the hijacker or hijackers boarded the flight in Khartoum," Redwan told Reuters shortly before police announced they had detained the assailant.
According to newly released documents reviewed exclusively by Fox News, the purpose of these flights remained unclear, but the 9/11 Commission report later noted that the hijackers had used flights in the lead-up to the attacks to test security and surveillance.
The Bible-carrying hijacker used a juice can he said was a bomb to hold the 103 passengers and crew on the tarmac for more than an hour.
Another passenger said the hijackers were armed with small calibre pistols.
Sun Air Executive Director Murtada Hassan said hijackers motives were personal and they had no connection with any political or rebel groups.
Earlier in the day, negotiations held between Libyan authorities and the hijackers.
In 2003 he was found guilty of more than 3,000 charges of accessory to murder for providing financial support to the hijackers.
The nine Yodo hijackers defected to North Korea and are believed to have participated in North Korea's state crimes and other illegal operations.