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.

administrator rights

The credentials that enable a person to make systemwide changes to a domain or computer, install programs, and access all files. The administrator user account has full access to other user accounts. Administrator rights also enable the person to manage user and group accounts, assign passwords, and grant permissions.