Glossary

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.

source of compromise

The IP address associated with a honeypot breach. The IP address could be the actual IP address of the attacker or could be an IP address spoofed for the purpose of concealing the real address of the attacker.