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.

How Can You Detect Backdoors? Check for Backdoors with SpyHunter!

SpyHunter is a powerful malware remediation and protection tool designed to help provide PC users with in-depth system security analysis, detection and removal of a wide range of threats like Backdoors as well as a one-on-one tech support service.

Download SpyHunter's Malware Scanner to Detect Backdoors
Note: SpyHunter's scanner is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool to remove the malware threats. Read more on SpyHunter. To understand our policies, please review our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria. If you no longer wish to have SpyHunter installed on your computer, follow these steps to uninstall SpyHunter.

There are currently 771 articles listed on backdoors.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
"Nice picture" Backdoor.Agent February 10, 2011
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 21 May 28, 2010 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 6/10 0 March 8, 2016
Backdoor: Win32/Turkojan.AI 6/10 331 April 19, 2011
Backdoor:IRC/Rxbot 6/10 0 January 12, 2011
Backdoor:IRC/Zcrew.gen 6/10 0 March 5, 2013
Backdoor:MSIL/Bladabindi.AJ September 7, 2015
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 31

Search by Letter:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Registered Office: 1 Castle Street, 3rd Floor, Dublin 2 D02XD82 Ireland.
EnigmaSoft Limited, Private Company Limited by shares, Company Registration Number 597114.

Copyright 2016-2020. EnigmaSoft Ltd. All Rights Reserved.