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.

types

There are different types of malicious code. Malicious code is frequently classified under multiple malicious code types: back door, hoaxes, nuisances, Trojans, Viruses, and Worms are the primary types.