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.

IM Instant Messenger

A real-time communication medium between two or more people. The text is conveyed via computers connected over a network such as the Internet.

A real-time communication medium between two or more computers. The text is conveyed by the computers that are connected over a network such as the Internet.