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:Win32/IRCbot.gen!Y||October 8, 2012|
|Backdoor:Win32/IRCbot.GX||6/10||0||October 16, 2012|
|Backdoor:Win32/Kanav.D||6/10||0||November 20, 2012|
|Backdoor:Win32/Kelihos.A||6/10||0||January 3, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Likseput.B||1/10||4,434||September 14, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Losfondup.B||6/10||0||February 7, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Noancooe||6/10||54||October 16, 2015|
|Backdoor:Win32/Nosrawec.C||6/10||0||November 6, 2012|
|Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.ZR||6/10||0||May 3, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Phdet.gen!A||6/10||0||April 4, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Plugx.K||6/10||0||September 19, 2014|
|Backdoor:Win32/Poison.E||6/10||0||March 21, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Poison.M||November 9, 2009|
|Backdoor:Win32/Poisonivy.I||8/10||0||November 25, 2009|
|Backdoor:Win32/Qakbot!lnk||6/10||0||March 5, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/RDPopen||6/10||349||January 14, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Sinda||9/10||0||September 22, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Smadow||August 16, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Talsab.C||6/10||0||November 6, 2012|
|Backdoor:Win32/Trubsil.B||6/10||0||August 14, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Vawtrak.A||6/10||3||May 22, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Votwup.B||July 11, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Xtrat.A||6/10||0||November 1, 2011|
|Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.B||6/10||9||June 26, 2013|
|Backdoor:Win32/Zegost.H||6/10||558||October 13, 2011|