Backdoors

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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There are currently 814 articles listed on backdoors.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
Carbon Backdoor October 29, 2020
CASHY200 November 17, 2020
Cdorked February 21, 2020
Chinoxy Backdoor July 14, 2020
CoreFlood.dll November 30, 2009
CredRaptor November 15, 2019
DarkComet 66/10 0 March 2, 2012
DevilRobber Trojan November 23, 2011
EasyServ September 9, 2008
Ebury February 21, 2020
EUR:Backdoor.Win64.Generic February 10, 2012
Exaramel November 14, 2019
ExtraPulsar April 26, 2019
EYService May 4, 2020
FakeMBAM Backdoor October 19, 2020
File Conversion Now June 9, 2020
FinSpy 88/10 0 March 14, 2013
FlyAngent.f Backdoor January 12, 2011
Gazer 88/10 5 August 31, 2017
Gen:Variant.Graftor.15447 88/10 3 March 13, 2012
Gen.Backdoor 88/10 1 March 21, 2011
Generic BackDoor!1sw 88/10 273 June 13, 2012
Generic BackDoor!csb June 29, 2011
Generic Backdoor!dxx 66/10 0 March 5, 2012
Generic BackDoor.bfr! July 19, 2011

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