hijack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hijack take arbitrarily or by force "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
    • v hijack seize control of "they hijacked the judicial process"
    • n hijack seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
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Usage

In literature:

And they might feel that an undersea hijack attempt would be a fairly safe gamble.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
As the MP's marched the hijackers off, Tom asked how their case would be handled.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
He'd heard that these backwoods were infested with rum-runners and hijackers, a cutthroat gang.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
A hijacking of a civilised city.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
We'd give those bastards who hijacked the place a little something to occupy their minds.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
I'm on the job to see they're not hijacked.
"Ghost Beyond the Gate" by Mildred A. Wirt
Hilda said he was the one they all looked to, but that was because he would never try to hijack their projects.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Scammers hijacked thousands of computers by secretly changing their DNS servers using malware.
A variant of the Sykipot Trojan Horse is able to hijack US Dept.
Pirates hijack oil tanker off eastern Africa.
Amsterdam false alarm revives hijacking memories.
Religious fanatic reportedly behind hijacking.
Police decided later that there was only one hijacker.
Fans of Argentine second division club Chacarita, fearing they'd be late to their team's game against Talleres, hijacked a couple of buses and pointed knives at the drivers with instructions to drive faster.
No reports of hay hijacking in Arkansas.
British retirees Rachel and Paul Chandler were sailing in the Indian Ocean in 2009 when their boat was hijacked by Somali pirates.
Foiled hijacking may have been brawl over seats.
2 Stupid Dogs hijack Section 220.
An overseas rights group says the incident was a brawl over a seat dispute, not a hijacking attempt.
Investigators are seeking the identity of a caller whose hijacking threat left a jetliner grounded and passengers wondering why two of their own were escorted off the aircraft by authorities.
Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 on a flight between Portland, Oregon and Seattle.
A look back at the hijacking which has become legendary in the Pacific Northwest and the rest of America.
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In science:

In which way this kind of SIP Identity Hijacking attack is fulfilled is an other question and out of scope for now.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
Nevertheless attackers can trick the Honeypot mechanism with SIP Identity Hijacking.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
An attacker who is able to perform Device Spoofing, SIP Identity Spoofing, SIP Header Spoofing, Reputation Pushing or Pulling, CAPTCHA Relay Attack, SIP Identity Hijacking, Call Rate Adaption, and Account Switching has a good repertoire, that enables him to bypass any of the presented techniques or combinations of them.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
SIP Identity Hijacking is again very implementation dependant. but we can take a look at a simple attack derived from .
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
With SXSM this process could be put into practice, by creating scenarios for each of the presented steps and execute them one after the other, but as the Session Hijacking attack has a variety of aspects, that have to be considered we will not discuss this matter in detail for now.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
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