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/Zegost.H||6/10||578||October 13, 2011|
|Backdoor.0Access||8/10||6||September 28, 2011|
|Backdoor.ACBackdoor||6/10||13||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.AcidShiver||April 16, 2010|
|Backdoor.ADDNEW||6/10||0||November 6, 2012|
|Backdoor.Adwind||6/10||358||July 5, 2013|
|Backdoor.Agent.ben||8/10||32||September 28, 2007|
|Backdoor.Agent.bguu||March 24, 2009|
|Backdoor.Agent.RC2Gen||8/10||142||August 15, 2012|
|Backdoor.Agent.RCGen||6/10||0||April 20, 2012|
|Backdoor.Agent.UWP||May 13, 2011|
|Backdoor.AgoBot||8/10||2,281||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||218||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|