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Have you ever been asked to include a backdoor in your software?

Survey period: 7 Mar 2022 to 14 Mar 2022

Maybe it's to avoid having to ask for the keys, or a system that's just hard to debug, or maybe there are...other reasons. We don't want details, just an idea for everyone to understand how common this is.
OptionVotes% 
Yes, with no explanation as to why121.64
Yes, to help with tech support669.02
Yes, to help with locked out accounts375.05
Yes, to help with debugging527.10
Yes, for nefarious business reasons (we don't want details)172.32
Yes, for nefarious political reasons (we really don't want details)91.23
Yes, for other reasons172.32
No - I've never been asked to add a backdoor to my code53873.50
I've not been asked, but I've placed one for my own reasons719.70
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralOther reasons Pin
lucanor7-Mar-22 2:03
Memberlucanor7-Mar-22 2:03 
GeneralBackdoor to Code vs. Backdoor in your software?? Pin
Slacker0076-Mar-22 23:28
professionalSlacker0076-Mar-22 23:28 
GeneralIn most products I had to insert some master password Pin
den2k886-Mar-22 21:44
professionalden2k886-Mar-22 21:44 
GeneralRe: In most products I had to insert some master password Pin
KarstenK7-Mar-22 3:56
mveKarstenK7-Mar-22 3:56 
GeneralRe: In most products I had to insert some master password Pin
den2k887-Mar-22 4:09
professionalden2k887-Mar-22 4:09 
GeneralRe: In most products I had to insert some master password Pin
KarstenK7-Mar-22 22:04
mveKarstenK7-Mar-22 22:04 
GeneralYes, and always for support Pin
Sander Rossel6-Mar-22 20:09
professionalSander Rossel6-Mar-22 20:09 
GeneralNo, but... Pin
PIEBALDconsult6-Mar-22 18:34
professionalPIEBALDconsult6-Mar-22 18:34 

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