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 818 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||8/10||24||August 29, 2011|
|Aria-body||May 8, 2020|
|Back.Door.Generic13.BNKI||August 12, 2011|
|BackDoor-AWQ.gen.r||8/10||35||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||6||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||19||May 5, 2016|
|Backdoor: Win32/Mokes.A||8/10||14||March 8, 2016|
|Backdoor: Win32/Turkojan.AI||6/10||380||April 19, 2011|
|Backdoor:IRC/Rxbot||6/10||0||January 12, 2011|