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trapdoor
1.  A hidden software or hardware mechanism, usually created for testing and troubleshooting, that may be used to circumvent computer security. [2382-pt.8]    2.  A hidden software or hardware mechanism that permits system protection mechanisms to be circumvented. It is activated in some non-apparent manner (e.g., special "random" key sequence at a terminal) [TCSEC].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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