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.

Suspect Virus Quarantine

A file directory that temporarily holds messages suspected of containing viruses. Messages with suspicious attachments can be held in Suspect Virus Quarantine for a number of hours, then filtered again, with updated filters, if available. This processing delay capability enables Symantec Brightmail Gateway to more effectively deal with new virus threats as they emerge.