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.Rescoms||6/10||136||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Revcode||6/10||77||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Revird||March 1, 2013|
|Backdoor.Rewdulon.B||6/10||0||March 23, 2011|
|Backdoor.Ritsol||6/10||0||May 16, 2012|
|Backdoor.Rohimafo||April 22, 2010|
|Backdoor.Roopre||8/10||1||May 14, 2014|
|Backdoor.Rurktar||6/10||1||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Ruskill||6/10||611||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Rustock.C||8/10||0||March 4, 2010|
|Backdoor.Sacto||6/10||0||July 18, 2013|
|Backdoor.Salgorea||6/10||0||March 18, 2013|
|Backdoor.Satan||1/10||814||October 30, 2007|
|Backdoor.SDBot||6/10||503||August 24, 2007|
|Backdoor.ServU_based.AC||6/10||1||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Sesent||July 11, 2011|
|Backdoor.ShadowTech||6/10||13||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Shatekrat||6/10||0||June 25, 2013|
|Backdoor.Sheedash!gen1||August 5, 2011|
|Backdoor.Simda.gen!E||6/10||11||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Sinflight||6/10||0||February 25, 2013|
|Backdoor.Sinowal||6/10||2||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Sinpid||1/10||17||May 9, 2014|
|Backdoor.Sixer||6/10||5||April 13, 2016|
|Backdoor.SkypeCaphaw||6/10||1||November 28, 2019|