bluejack etymology

English word bluejack comes from English Bluetooth, English hijack

Detailed word origin of bluejack

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Bluetooth English (eng) An industrial specification for wireless personal area networks.
hijack English (eng) (computing) To change software settings without a user's knowledge so as to force that user to visit a certain web site (to hijack a browser).. (computing) To seize control of a networked computer by means of infecting it with a worm or other malware, thereby turning it into a zombie.. (politics) To introduce an amendment deleting the contents of a bill and inserting entirely new [...]
bluejack English (eng) (transitive) To send messages to (a device) anonymously using Bluetooth.

Words with the same origin as bluejack

Descendants of Bluetooth
bluesnarfing
Descendants of hijack
bodyjack carjack carjacker carjacking clickjack culture-jack seajack threadjack