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.

impacts malicious code

A description of the effects of the malicious code. The malicious code may include several payloads, each of which may have an associated overall impact (malicious code). Impacts is a description of each of these effects.