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 781 articles listed on backdoors.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
Backdoor.0Access 6/10 0 September 28, 2011
Backdoor.ACBackdoor 6/10 11 November 28, 2019
Backdoor.AcidShiver April 16, 2010
Backdoor.ADDNEW 6/10 0 November 6, 2012
Backdoor.Adwind 6/10 229 July 5, 2013
Backdoor.Agent.ben 8/10 31 September 28, 2007
Backdoor.Agent.bguu March 24, 2009
Backdoor.Agent.RC2Gen 6/10 0 August 15, 2012
Backdoor.Agent.RCGen 6/10 0 April 20, 2012
Backdoor.Agent.UWP May 13, 2011
Backdoor.AgoBot 8/10 2,116 October 4, 2007
Backdoor.Agobot.ABL 8/10 1 July 24, 2009
Backdoor.Agobot.aeb 8/10 0 September 7, 2007
Backdoor.Agobot.agl 8/10 0 September 7, 2007
Backdoor.Agobot.gen 8/10 0 September 7, 2007
Backdoor.Agobot.JR 8/10 0 July 24, 2009
Backdoor.Alusins September 4, 2013
Backdoor.Androm.CC 6/10 173 November 28, 2019
BackDoor.Andromeda 6/10 6 May 24, 2012
Backdoor.APT.Aumlib 6/10 0 August 13, 2013
Backdoor.APT.Merong 6/10 0 March 19, 2013
Backdoor.Arcomrat 6/10 0 November 30, 2012
Backdoor.Arwobot.B 6/10 0 November 28, 2019
Backdoor.AtBot 6/10 0 September 22, 2016
Backdoor.Athena 6/10 10 March 14, 2018
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