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.

greyware

Programs that do not contain viruses and that are not obviously malicious, but which can be annoying or even harmful to the user. For example, hack tools, accessware, spyware, adware, dialers, and joke programs.