Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition protects Android smart
phones and tablets-even if lost
OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2011 /CNW/ - Trend Micro, Inc. (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) a global cloud security leader today announced the latest addition to
Trend Micro's Mobile arsenal: Trend Micro™ Mobile Security Personal
Edition, a solution designed to protect both Android smart phones and
tablets. This latest version includes a free app scanner, lost device
protection and enhanced security to block threats while surfing the
Web, calling or texting.
Trend Micro's threat researchers say new threats targeting Android
devices have grown 800% since February 2011. In this version, which
follows the recent release of Trend Micro's Enterprise solution, Trend
Micro Mobile Security 7, a consumer's mobile devices will be better
protected based on the new data that has been discovered over the last
six months. New and enhanced features include:
New App Scanner: Designed to block infected apps from installing and
stealing your personal information
New Lost Device Protection: From a personal online portal, you can locate a
lost device, trigger an alarm, remotely lock it or even wipe it clean
to protect your personal information.
Enhanced Surf, Call, and Text Security: Designed to block online threats like
banking scams, blocks unwanted calls and text messages and designed to
block inappropriate websites to protect your children.
"Mobile users need to be protected against malicious applications. To
help protect as many people as possible and stifle criminal attempts to
steal personal and financial information we are offering our
anti-malware scanner for free," said Carol Carpenter, General Manager,
Consumer Business at Trend Micro.
Trend Micro™ Lost Device Protection allows users to easily locate, wipe and lock Android mobile devices. http://www.TrendMicro.com/ilostmyandroid
Locate: Find your mobile device anywhere at any time
Wipe: Delete all of the data stored on your lost mobile device
Lock: Stop anyone from using your lost mobile device
Scream: Sound a one-minute alarm by remote control
"With more then 200,000 devices currently protected with prior or Beta
versions of this solution, we are confident in our ability to provide a
range of ways to enable people to safely and securely live their
digital lives," said Ms Carpenter.
Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition is available via the Android Market and major retail stores. While the app scanner is free, the premium
services, including Lost Device Protection and Surf, Call, Text
Security are available for USD$29.99 for a 1 year license.
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) a global cloud security leader creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its
Internet content security and threat management solutions for
businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20
years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based
security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new
threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud
environments. Powered by the industry-leading Trend Micro™ Smart
Protection Network™ cloud computing security infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where
they emerge - from the Internet. 1,000+ threat intelligence experts
around the globe support them.
SOURCE Trend Micro Canada
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