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.

multithreaded

Having multiple concurrent or pseudo-concurrent execution sequences. Used to describe processes in computer systems. Multithreaded processes are one means by which I/O request-intensive applications can use independent access to volumes and disk arrays to increase I/O performance.