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.


Refers to the Windows temporary folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\TEMP (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\WINNT\Temp (Windows NT/2000), C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]\Local Settings\Temp (Windows XP), or C:\User\[CURRENT USER]\AppData\Local\Temp (Windows Vista).