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.

USB Universal Serial Bus

A standard that was introduced in 1995 by Intel, Compaq, Microsoft and several other IT computer companies as an external bus standard. It can be used to connect up to 127 peripheral devices, such as mice, modems, and keyboards. USB also supports installation and .