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.

IP hijacking

An attack in which an active, established session is intercepted and taken over by the attacker. This attack may take place after authentication has occurred, which allows the attacker to assume the role of an already authorized user.