What is backdoor and what does backdoor mean? Read about the definition and meaning of backdoor


  1. A door at the rear of a house or building
  2. Indirect
  3. Secret
  4. An indirect meaner or means
  5. In technology, a secret access point (“door”) or undocumented vulnerability in a software program, digital network or hardware component that can be exploited by unauthorized users (hackers)

Etymology & Origin of backdoor

First coined circa 1520

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