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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|Name||Threat Level||Detection Count||Date|
|Backdoor.Makadocs||6/10||0||November 16, 2012|
|Backdoor.Matsnu||6/10||0||February 29, 2012|
|Backdoor.Matsnu.B||April 19, 2013|
|Backdoor.Mechbot||8/10||0||October 4, 2007|
|Backdoor.Meciv||July 7, 2011|
|Backdoor.Messa||6/10||1||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Mestys.A||6/10||26||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Miniduke!gen4||8/10||0||September 18, 2014|
|Backdoor.Mirafox||6/10||0||September 21, 2012|
|Backdoor.Misdat||6/10||0||October 26, 2011|
|Backdoor.Mishko||October 10, 2016|
|Backdoor.Mizzmo||6/10||0||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Mokspolx.A||6/10||1||May 19, 2011|
|Backdoor.Momibot.B||8/10||0||January 6, 2010|
|Backdoor.Monakroaf.A||6/10||0||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Morix.B||6/10||0||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.MoSucker.a||6/10||40||December 7, 2007|
|Backdoor.Moudoor||6/10||0||October 9, 2012|
|Backdoor.MSIL.Agent||6/10||6||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.MSNNightmare||6/10||0||July 26, 2011|
|Backdoor.Mudsy||6/10||0||April 19, 2013|
|Backdoor.Multi.ZAccess.gen||6/10||0||April 6, 2012|
|Backdoor.Murcy||August 5, 2011|
|Backdoor.Mustela||6/10||1||June 4, 2016|
|Backdoor.Nancat||6/10||0||August 1, 2016|