hijacker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hijacker a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    • n hijacker someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative 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:

State troopers are seeking a man accused of robbing a drug store and hijacking a car.
China sentences 3 Uighurs to death, 1 to life in prison in alleged hijack attempt.
Apple Mac users who visited the hijacked WordPress sites were infected by the malware, which morphed from a Trojan horse to a drive-by exploit, Kaspersky researchers said.
Motley Crue 's Tommy Lee hijacks … and saves Brad Richards on Twitter.
Dan Savage Wants Liberals To Recover 'Hijacked' Christianity.
In the latest episode of his web series, American Savage, Dan Savage tells liberal Christians that their silence has allowed the religious right to "hijack" the faith.
Special interests try to hijack Michigan's constitution with deceptive collective bargaining proposal.
Why are outside special interest groups trying to hijack Michigan's constitution.
Silver Linings Playbook,' Denmark 's 'The Hijacking' in Marrakesh Festival Lineup.
Romney lashed out at the right wing today, and again accused Rick Santorum of trying to hijack the election with dirty tricks AP reports.
For more details about Seeed Studios' HiJack Development Pack, visit their online store.
Disconnect Shows How Browser Sessions Get Hijacked and How to Protect Them.
We advise you to log in to your account to make sure it has not been hijacked and to check your history.
Hackers Discover Way To Hijack Accounts.
An Indian court has sentenced a man to life in prison for a 2009 hijack scare in a passenger plane, saying it was adopting a "zero tolerance" approach to prevent future incidents that could endanger the lives of other passengers.
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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
One of four people accused along with former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has agreed to testify against him in a case involving possible hijacking and kidnapping charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
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