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.

security suite

A security suite is a type of security software that performs multiple security functions, such as antivirus, firewall, IPS, and email filtering. Security Suite is also the name of a particular type of misleading application designed to trick users into buying the software to remove (nonexistent) threats or errors reported by it. The Norton Power Eraser tool is available to help remove the Security Suite misleading applications .