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.

domain name

In general networking terminology (as opposed to being specific to this product), refers to the name by which a group of computers is known on the network. Most organizations have a unique name on the Internet that allows individuals, groups, and other organizations to communicate with them. See also domain.