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|
|BKDR_EXDEPH.A||6/10||0||October 28, 2011|
|BKDR_HELOAG.SM||April 21, 2010|
|BKDR_HGDER.IK||6/10||0||July 17, 2013|
|BKDR_HTTBOT.EA||May 19, 2010|
|BKDR_HUPIGO.GDM||6/10||0||April 18, 2012|
|BKDR_INJECT.EVL||6/10||0||May 9, 2012|
|BKDR_INJECT.KFR||6/10||0||May 10, 2012|
|BKDR_IRCBOT.DAM||6/10||0||October 28, 2011|
|BKDR_JAVAWAR.JG||6/10||0||December 28, 2012|
|BKDR_KRIDEX.KA||July 5, 2013|
|BKDR_KULUOZ.SMAL||9/10||0||April 24, 2014|
|BKDR_LIFTOH.DLF||6/10||0||May 7, 2013|
|BKDR_MAKADOCS.JG||6/10||0||March 28, 2013|
|BKDR_MATSNU.MCB||6/10||0||June 12, 2013|
|BKDR_MECIV.AF||6/10||0||September 20, 2012|
|BKDR_METEO.HVN||6/10||0||May 1, 2012|
|BKDR_NINDYA.A||October 27, 2010|
|BKDR_PCCLIEN.BQD||6/10||0||December 21, 2011|
|BKDR_PLUGAX.A||6/10||0||February 11, 2013|
|BKDR_PLUGX.AI||6/10||0||April 26, 2013|
|BKDR_PLUGX.AQT||6/10||0||April 26, 2013|
|BKDR_PLUGX.BUT||6/10||0||September 21, 2012|
|BKDR_PLUGX.DMI||6/10||0||April 26, 2013|
|BKDR_PLUGX.SME||6/10||0||September 21, 2012|
|BKDR_POISON.BLW||6/10||0||August 29, 2012|