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|Common name:||Backdoor Program|
|Technical name:||Backdoor Program|
|Effects: ||It opens a communication channel in order to allow a hacker to access the affected computer.|
|First detected on:||Dec. 19, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 3, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Backdoor program is not a specific backdoor type Trojan, but a generic detection that covers several Trojans of this type, whose aim is: to open a communication channel in the computer in order to allow a hacker to access the system.
As it is not a specific virus, Backdoor program does not have any specific symptoms that allow it to be identified.