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 802 articles listed on backdoors.
|Name||Threat Level||Detection Count||Date|
|Backdoor.Frigcase||6/10||0||August 13, 2013|
|Backdoor.Fynloski.B||6/10||496||March 6, 2013|
|Backdoor.Gaertob.A||6/10||0||April 13, 2011|
|Backdoor.Ganipin.A||6/10||1||December 29, 2010|
|Backdoor.Gen||July 22, 2009|
|Backdoor.Generic_c.AJZF||5/10||13,305||December 28, 2015|
|Backdoor.Generic11.ZNE||10/10||3||May 1, 2014|
|BackDoor.Generic13.DUB||October 12, 2010|
|Backdoor.Generic15.XCE||6/10||0||May 29, 2012|
|Backdoor.Generic18.UIY||6/10||1,052||March 12, 2014|
|Backdoor.Goolbot||June 16, 2010|
|Backdoor.Graybird.GEN||6/10||0||October 28, 2010|
|Backdoor.Graybird.T||May 3, 2010|
|Backdoor.Grexden||6/10||0||May 8, 2014|
|Backdoor.Gspy.A||6/10||0||January 25, 2012|
|Backdoor.Gussdoor||6/10||0||July 25, 2017|
|Backdoor.Hackersdoor||6/10||0||December 2, 2011|
|Backdoor.Hadmad||6/10||0||August 13, 2013|
|Backdoor.Hamweq||6/10||0||March 25, 2016|
|Backdoor.Havar.S||December 8, 2009|
|Backdoor.Havex||6/10||1||November 28, 2019|
|Backdoor.Hawkball.A||6/10||1||June 24, 2019|
|Backdoor.Hikit||6/10||0||August 27, 2012|
|Backdoor.Htbot||August 30, 2018|
|Backdoor.Hugly||6/10||0||January 10, 2013|