What is a Website Backdoor?

What is a Backdoor? A backdoor provides a shortcut for authorized or unauthorized users to gain access to an unauthorized location of a website, software, or system. There are many different ways to categorize backdoors, but they are usually not in plain sight and are intentionally difficult to detect. Legitimate vs. Illegitimate Backdoors Developer’s backdoor Sometimes called a Maintenance Hook, Administrative Backdoor, or a Proprietary Backdoor, these are backdoors created on purpose by developers during the development process of the...