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.

UNC Universal Naming Convention

A method used to identify folders, files, and programs on a network computer. A UNC path begins with two backslashes \\ and is followed by the computer name, the share name, and usually the directory and/or the filename.

For example, \\computer_name\share_name\recovery_point_name.v2i