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.

symptoms

The Symptoms field describes indications that a host has been infected. Such symptoms may include, the existence of certain files, files that have been modified, registry changes, running processes, sounds, dialog boxes, received messages, and unusual system behavior.