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  • as inoff the record
  • as insecret
  • as insecret
  • as inhuggermugger
  • as inconfidential

synonyms for backdoor

  • arcane
  • classified
  • hush-hush
  • hushed
  • in private
  • inside
  • not for publication
  • not public
  • on the QT
  • private
  • privy
  • secret
  • unofficial
  • secluded
  • covert
  • classified
  • undisclosed
  • private
  • undercover
  • mysterious
  • unknown
  • underground
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • obscure
  • occult
  • closet
  • mystic
  • deep
  • dark
  • unseen
  • close
  • abstruse
  • ambiguous
  • arcane
  • camouflaged
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • covered
  • cryptic
  • disguised
  • esoteric
  • mystical
  • out-of-the-way
  • recondite
  • reticent
  • retired
  • strange
  • under wraps
  • unenlightened
  • unintelligible
  • veiled
  • clouded
  • unfrequented
  • unpublished
  • conspiratorial
  • enigmatical
  • on the QT
  • shrouded
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How to use backdoor in a sentence

Pull up any video clip of Lee and you see a player cutting through the paint, head up, hands ready for a pass and a backdoor layup.
LEE FOR 3! CAN THIS SOUTH KOREAN BREAK THE NBA BARRIER?DANIEL MALLOYFEBRUARY 5, 2021OZY
Once downloaded, the file would install a “backdoor” on the target’s machine.
GOOGLE OUTS SUSPECTED NORTH KOREAN HACKERSROBERT HACKETTJANUARY 26, 2021FORTUNE
The administration even tried to push the “Clipper Chip,” which would give them a backdoor into consumer devices.
IN THE FIGHT AGAINST EXTREMISM, DON'T DEMONIZE SURVEILLANCE-BUSTING TOOLS LIKE SIGNAL AND BITCOINALEX GLADSTEINJANUARY 26, 2021TIME
He said barely a word, just stared straight ahead at the backdoor entrance to the Senate Chamber.
INSIDE THE ASSAULT ON THE CAPITOL: EVACUATING THE SENATEPAUL KANEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was early 2019 and I’d gotten word that managers were worried they’d opened a backdoor to a rather intense surveillance effort.
LESSONS FROM THE YEAR IN SURVEILLANCE TECH DEBACLESJESSE MARXDECEMBER 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Hackers backed by a nation-state—two US senators who received private briefings say it was Russia—managed to take over SolarWinds’ software build system and push a security update infused with a backdoor.
MICROSOFT PRESIDENT CALLS SOLARWINDS HACK AN “ACT OF RECKLESSNESS”DAN GOODINDECEMBER 18, 2020ARS TECHNICA
OceanLotus repeatedly bypassed Google’s app-vetting process, in part by submitting benign versions of the apps and later updating them to add backdoors and other malicious functionality.
FACEBOOK SAYS HACKERS BACKED BY VIETNAM’S GOVERNMENT ARE LINKED TO IT FIRMDAN GOODINDECEMBER 11, 2020ARS TECHNICA
He went out through the backdoor into the garden: stood to listen towards the next garden.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
He went out by the backdoor into the garden, and saw how the sky was clouding up from the south-west.
LITTLEBOURNE LOCKF. BAYFORD HARRISON
The last Royalist defender of safe measures had vanished through the backdoor.
LECTURES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONJOHN EMERICH EDWARD DALBERG-ACTON
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKDOOR

  • arcane
  • backdoor
  • classified
  • closet
  • hush-hush
  • hushed
  • inside
  • intimate
  • off the record
  • private
  • privy
  • backdoor
  • backstairs
  • camouflaged
  • clandestine
  • classified
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • close
  • confidential
  • covert
  • cryptic
  • discreet
  • disguised
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • in ambush
  • incognito
  • inside
  • restricted
  • secretive
  • sly
  • sneak
  • sneaky
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.