Greyware is software that can’t be classified as malware but has the potential to be malicious. It can affect the system’s performance, be an annoyance, or be a dangerous application.

Examples of Greyware

One example of greyware is a weather app that floods your system with intrusive ads and causes slower performance from your device. 

How to stop greyware

  • Ensure all applications are downloaded from official sources.
  • Conduct adequate research on any and every application before downloading.
  • Delete dormant and outdated apps.