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an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains

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an entrance at the rear of a building

a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)

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Another recently delisted company would have been a great backdoor, except no one could even find a spreadsheet listing its debt.
However, backdoor contacts between the PPP - which has a majority in the Senate - and the ruling PML-N have resulted in a conditional nod by the former.
In fact, as a result of these backdoor negotiations, a proposed simultaneous signing of agreements this December between the peace-negotiating panels is being prepared,' Alejano said.
com%2Ffs0c131y%2Fstatus%2F930115188988182531) contained a hidden backdoor that would allow root access to the device.
They said that a number of issues were discussed at the meeting including the PML-N leaders' attempts to establish backdoor connections with the top PPP leadership.
If the attackers considered the system to be "interesting", the command server would reply and activate a fully-fledged backdoor platform that would silently deploy itself inside the attacked computer.
At this point the backdoor is setup and the malware begins gathering and exfiltrating basic information about the Mac its running on.
In a speech at Belfast's Titanic Museum to mark Europe Day Mr Hogan added: "The fear in Dublin is that our border towns would become a backdoor into the UK.
Georges Walther: "Many lawmakers have called for companies like WhatsApp to equip their encryption schemes with a backdoor available only to law enforcement.
This case sets a dangerous precedent for the FBI to get a court to order Apple to push new software on all their phones that creates a government backdoor," said protester David Moore.
The FBI has been saying for months that it is losing its ability to collect crucial intelligence because companies like Apple refuse to provide law enforcement with a backdoor to access phone data via a court order," reports Kim Zetter for Wired.
They usually rely on publicly available Remote Access Trojans (RATs) like Backdoor.
The BlackBerry company has partially accepted the government's terms with the expectation that it would never grant a backdoor to users' data, but it is believed to cooperate with law enforcement agencies, sources confided to this correspondent.
library, thought to be adSage's mobiSage SDK, has allowed backdoor access to a