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.

HTML Hypertext Markup Language

A standard set of commands used to structure documents and format text so that it can be used on the Web.

A computer language that is designed for the creation of Web pages with hyperlinks. HTML is used to format text (that is, to denote certain text as headings, paragraphs, lists) and also structure information in a particular manner.