The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

also known as

Names that other antivirus vendors use to identify a threat. Often Symantec bloodhound heuristics will identify a potential threat before a specific detection is added. In such cases, the name of the bloodhound detection will appear in this field.