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_POISON.DMI||6/10||0||June 26, 2013|
|BKDR_POISON.DOC||6/10||0||April 27, 2012|
|BKDR_POISON.EVE||6/10||0||February 25, 2013|
|BKDR_RARSTONE.A||6/10||0||February 28, 2013|
|BKDR_RILER.SV||6/10||0||May 15, 2012|
|BKDR_SASFIS.EVL||6/10||0||April 13, 2012|
|BKDR_SEDNIT.SM||6/10||0||October 9, 2013|
|BKDR_SIMBOT.EVL||6/10||0||June 5, 2012|
|BKDR_SIMBOT.SMC||6/10||0||May 13, 2014|
|BKDR_SIMBOT.ZTBD-PB||6/10||0||May 13, 2014|
|BKDR_SMALL.LEC||September 7, 2010|
|BKDR_TENGO.A||May 13, 2013|
|BKDR_TENPEQ.SM||6/10||0||August 19, 2013|
|BKDR_VBBOT.AM||April 8, 2010|
|BKDR_VBOT.A||April 8, 2010|
|BKDR_VERNOT.A||6/10||0||March 28, 2013|
|BKDR_VERNOT.B||6/10||0||April 26, 2013|
|BKDR_XTRAT.B||6/10||0||November 6, 2012|
|BKDR_ZACCESS.KP||6/10||0||August 16, 2012|
|BKDR_ZACCESS.SMQQ||6/10||0||August 16, 2012|
|BKDR_ZAPCHAST.HVN||6/10||0||May 1, 2012|
|BS2005||August 1, 2019|
|Bublik||6/10||0||January 30, 2013|
|Buhtrap||April 30, 2019|
|CallMe||February 20, 2020|