Hijacking

Hijacking, Highjack, or Hijacker may refer to:

  • Aircraft hijacking
  • Carjacking
  • Maritime hijacking or piracy
  • Truck hijacking

Hijacking, Highjack, or Hijacker may also refer to:

Read more about Hijacking:  In Communications and Computing

Other articles related to "hijacking":

Session Hijacking
... In computer science, session hijacking is the exploitation of a valid computer session—sometimes also called a session key—to gain unauthorized access to information or services in a computer system ... If source-routing is turned off, the hacker can use "blind" hijacking, whereby it guesses the responses of the two machines ...
Action Of 28 October 2007 - Similar Incident
... Another hijacking in the same region occurred late on 29 October when gunmen attacked the North Korean freighter Dai Hong Dan ... Williams (DDG-95), responding to a telephoned report of a hijacking, flew over the freighter on 30 October and radioed a demand for the attackers to surrender ... This hijacking may not have been the work of indiscriminate area pirates the hijackers are believed to be security guards hired by the freighter's shipping agent ...
MV Karagöl - Hijacking
... Following a message received from the ship's crew that they were attacked by pirates, Turkish authorities informed British warships patrolling in the region as part of a NATO mission about the incident ... NATO forces were asked by the Turkish government to intervene ...
MV Sirius Star - Career - Hijacking
... At the time of the attack, the ship was carrying a full load of 2 million barrels (320,000 m3) of crude oil — more than one-quarter of Saudi Arabia's daily oil production output, and worth at least US$100 million — and was bound for the United States via the Cape of Good Hope ... According to officials from Puntland, the pirates anchored Sirius Star at the Somali port of Harardhere, contrary to early reports from the United States Navy that the ship was anchored near Eyl ...
MV Sirius Star - Career - Effects of The Hijacking
... and India began to patrol the Horn of Africa region, in response to the MV Faina hijacking seven weeks earlier and many other incidents ... The hijacking was shocking because it highlighted the vulnerability of even very large ships and pointed to widening ambitions and capabilities among ransom-hungry pirates who have carried out a surge of ...