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Back Door

1. In business, a slang term describing something unethical. It may also describe the action of circumventing a problem in an unusual (but still ethical) way.

2. Any way to access a computer system other than logging in or using "normal" channels. Programmers often put back doors into their programs, or a hacker may create one.

3. See: Back-Door Listing.

back door

the informal mechanism whereby the BANK OF ENGLAND buys back previously issued TREASURY BILLS in the DISCOUNT MARKET at their ruling market price in order to release money to help the DISCOUNT HOUSES overcome temporary liquidity shortages. This is done as a means of increasing the liquid funds available not only to the discount houses themselves but also to the COMMERCIAL BANKS at prevailing interest rates to enable them to maintain their lending. Compare FRONT DOOR.
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Because when the FBI has this software created, that software would become a target for foreign adversaries, hackers, and all sorts of individuals who are going to attempt to access these backdoors," Lyon said.
From August, the attackers configured a variant of Backdoor.
A backdoor listing occurs when a listed firm is purchased by a privately held firm.
The Botched series and the numerous other reality show appearances would eventually prime Blackwell for the ultimate show appearance—her own reality series based around her new entertainment group the 'Hollywood Backdoor.
This amounts to a backdoor increase of 45 per cent for regular travellers between Birmingham and Coventry," said TSSA assistant general secretary Manuel Cortes.
Handique on Wednesday said the government would not allow private companies to form joint ventures with public sector companies merely to gain backdoor entry into mining projects.
Battery manufacturer Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE: ENR) Friday announced that it is withdrawing from sale its Duo Charger (Model CHUSB), sold in the US and its USB Charger, sold in Latin America, after it received notification from the CERT Coordination Centre that Windows software associated with these products and supplied by Energizer via download from its site contains a backdoor trojan which renders an infected computer vulnerable to external control.
So it only seems logical that somebody has to be mother in any business--double checking that the backdoor is locked.
BitDefender said the Trojan downloader downloads other malware from the Chinese website, including a backdoor (Backdoor.
Proponents of medical marijuana insisted that Proposition 215 was not, in fact, backdoor legalization.
If 3 doesn't receive the backdoor pass, he can back screen at the elbow for 4 and step out for the reversal pass, effectively continuing the offense (Diag.
The New Hampshire House of Representatives has rejected a bill that would have established a voucher system funded by backdoor channels.