What is a trap and trapdoor?




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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / guest

Trapdoor is a secret undocumented entry point into a
program used to grant access without normal methods of
access authentication.

A trap is a software interrupt, usually the result of an
error condition

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / shaan_007

a trap is a device which is used to detect , capture and
harm to an intruder.

a trap door is a secret entry point into a program that
allows someone who is aware trap door to gain access
without going through the usual security access procedures.

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / pradeep

A trap door is a secret entry point into a program that
allows someone to gain access without normal methods of
access authentication.

A trap is a device which is used to detect , capture and
harm to an intruder.

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / siddesh

A trap door is a secret entry point into a program that
allows a person who is aware of it to gain access without
normal methods of
access authentication.

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / miss. clever

a trap is a type of synchronous interrupt typically caused
by an exceptional condition (e.g., breakpoint, division by
zero, invalid memory access). A trap usually results in a
switch to kernel mode, wherein the operating system performs
some action before returning control to the originating
process.

Trapdoor is a secret undocumented entry point into a
program used to grant access without normal methods of
access authentication.

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / dharu

A trap door is a hidden software or hardware mechanism that allows systems controls to be circumvented. In general it's a malicious code that allows unauthorized access to a computer system or network by accepting remote commands from an attacker elsewhere on the Internet. Trap door software listens for commands on a certain Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) or User Datagram Protocol (UDP) port.

Trap-doors allow attackers to execute remote commands and install other software, which may in turn compromise passwords or other personal data, or allow the machine to be used for further nefarious purposes. Remote access or trap/backdoor functionality is typically now included in most Trojan horses and bot programs. But a trap/backdoor may intentionally but ill-advisedly be included in legitimate software products to facilitate remote customer support, but become an exploitable vulnerability when discovered by malicious actors.

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / suman vssut

trap is an interrupt.which has highest priority among all
users.it also an non maskable inturrupt

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What is a trap and trapdoor?..

Answer / ricky

Trap is a non maskable inerrupt and has highest priority

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