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Computer Viruses, Malware & Scams

What is a Virus or Malware? A virus is program, or piece of malicious code, that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs without any action from you. Viruses often replicate themselves and are capable of spreading typically through e-mail, but there are other ways such as through social media and certain […]

What is SPAM? What can I do about it?

Definition of Spam (UBE or UCE) Spam, also known as Unsolicited Bulk Email (UBE) or Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE), is Internet mail (“email”) that is sent to a group of recipients who have not requested it. A mail recipient may have at one time asked a sender for bulk email, but then later asked that […]

Do I need Anti-Virus Software on my computer?

YES. While GMA scans for viruses transmitted via email, we cannot catch them all. Having up to date anti-virus software on your computer will offer protection against viruses transmitted via both web surfing and email. Read about some free anti-virus solutions.

Antivirus Software

Frequently, we are asked “What kind of antivirus program do you recommend?”  The short answer is ‘none’ as we do not provide or support any specific program. However, the following programs are worth your time to investigate and try! Also, don’t forget to keep your Windows AND Apple operating systems up to date! avast! avast! […]