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.

mailing list

An automatic email system that allows members to carry on a discussion on a particular topic. Subscribers to the mailing list automatically receive email messages that are posted to the list. Mailing lists are commonly used for subscribers to post questions, answers, and opinions based on the topic to which the list is devoted.