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.

data block

A logical database data storage unit. Blocks contain the actual data. When a database is created, a data block size is specified. The database then uses and allocates database space in data blocks.

A block that contains the actual data belonging to files and directories.