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An undocumented way of gaining access to computer system. A backdoor is a potential security risk.
(NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 1)
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Back door
(NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2)
An undocumented way of gaining access to a computer system. A backdoor is a potential security risk.
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2 under Backdoor
A malicious program that listens for commands on a certain Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) or User Datagram Protocol (UDP) port.
NIST SP 800-83 Rev. 1 under Backdoor
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