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  • noun Plural form of backdoor.


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  • February 04, 2008 - CSO - The term backdoors is a misnomer.


  • The FBI has drafted sweeping legislation that would require ISPs to create wiretapping hubs for police surveillance and force makers of networking gear to build in backdoors for eavesdropping.

    His eye is on the sparrow, and I know he watches me.

  • Trojans or often called backdoors are programs which will most be sent via email, instant-messengers or filesharing-tools.


  • The attackers were leaving "backdoors," or ways to reenter the networks and potentially take them down.

    An army of tech-savvy warriors has been fighting its battles in cyberspace

  • The draft legislation would also require networking gear manufacturers to build "backdoors" in equipment to enable eavesdropping.

    Boing Boing: July 9, 2006 - July 15, 2006 Archives

  • Over his weeklong session, Mr. Farish learned how simple it is for hackers to cover their tracks by making it look like they're someone they're not, and by leaving "backdoors" in a system that will allow them to access it again later.

    Hacker Camps Train Network Defenders

  • Several sites have found these programs with new "backdoors" added.

    CA-88:01 CERT Advisory ftpd vulnerability

  • It poses the obvious threat of the loss of intellectual property, or of Beijing building in "backdoors" for surveillance.

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  • The "backdoors" that Cisco and other networking companies implement in their routers and switches for lawful intercept are front and center again at this week's Black Hat security conference.

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  • The security holes in AdobeReader are allowing infiltrating "backdoors" to be installed, and the most common target at the moment are government domains.

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