Backdoors

A backdoor (also known as a trap door or wormhole) in a computer system is a method of bypassing normal authentication, securing remote access to a computer, obtaining access to plaintext while attempting to remain undetected. This backdoor may take the form of an installed program (e.g. Back Orifice) or could be a modification to an existing program or hardware device.

A backdoor in a login system might take the form of a hard coded user and password combination which gives access to the system. It should be stated, however, that the motivation for such holes in the security of a system is not always sinister; some operating systems, for example, come out of the box with privileged accounts intended for use by field service technicians or the vendor’s maintenance programmers.

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There are currently 778 articles listed on backdoors.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
"Nice picture" Backdoor.Agent February 10, 2011
ABK Downloader March 24, 2020
ABX Trojan October 12, 2011
ACBackdoor November 19, 2019
Anchor December 16, 2019
ANEL June 27, 2019
AppleJeus December 10, 2019
Application.QueryMon 6/10 0 August 29, 2011
Back.Door.Generic13.BNKI August 12, 2011
BackDoor-AWQ.gen.r 8/10 25 May 28, 2010
BackDoor-CEP.gen.au October 8, 2010
BackDoor-CEP.svr March 11, 2010
BackDoor-DKI.gen.ak July 2, 2010
BackDoor-DOQ.gen.k October 12, 2010
BackDoor-DOQ.gen.y 5/10 2 December 15, 2009
BackDoor-DRV.gen.c November 27, 2009
BackDoor-DVB.gen.w December 17, 2010
BackDoor-EKE November 23, 2010
BackDoor-EXI December 24, 2010
Backdoor: Win32/Hostil.F April 21, 2011
Backdoor: Win32/Kirts.A 6/10 17 May 5, 2016
Backdoor: Win32/Mokes.A 8/10 1 March 8, 2016
Backdoor: Win32/Turkojan.AI 6/10 350 April 19, 2011
Backdoor:IRC/Rxbot 6/10 0 January 12, 2011
Backdoor:IRC/Zcrew.gen 6/10 0 March 5, 2013
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