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Day: October 14, 2020

Cybersecurity simplified: What is a backdoor?
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Cybersecurity simplified: What is a backdoor?

Businesses need to be proactive with their cybersecurity measures – period. Just having a basic cybersecurity policy and ensuring compliance with laws do not suffice. Knowing about various ways in which hackers and cybercriminals can attack an organization is something to consider. In that context, backdoor exploit is a serious concern. Below is a quick explanation of backdoor attacks with the best steps for prevention.  Explaining backdoors Backdoors allow a user to create a “backdoor” entry into networked resources and devices, bypassing the standard cyber defenses. Some backdoors are created on purpose. For instance, companies may have backdoors for fixing a network issue. However, backdoor attacks are caused by hackers, who have malicious intent and want to gain unauthorized acce...