Noun: Software originally designed to be hostile, disruptive or destructive but which also serves a useful
function, to the net benefit of the user
Alternate variant: Hostile software which has been adapted
to benefit the end user
deactivating the destructive features.
1: That download program
out spam email, but it's blazing
fast, I guess it's a symbyte.
2: My computer got a new virus last week. I tweaked it's code
and now it still
messes up the time and date on my computer but it also stops spyware: overall, it's a symbyte.