Trend Micro Introduces Mobile Security for Android; App to Work on Phones Running Android 2.0, or higher

Written By Sam on 16 January 2011
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With internet services on the go, it has been noted that mobile users are more vulnerable to phishing attacks than desktop users. And in a bid to address that concern, Trend Micro has released a security app, its first for the Android platform.

Called Mobile Security for Android, the app is aimed to protect users in the following ways:

  • A safe surfing mode to combat phishing attacks
  • Download protection to shield users who may be inadvertently directed to unpleasant content
  • Improved privacy through call and text filtering
  • Parental controls have been incorporated into the app to ensure protection from kids.

The app will work on phones running Android 2.0 or higher. You may also avail of a 30-day free trial before shelling out $3.99 for the full app. Trend Micro is also understood to be working on similar apps to follow for Android.

Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android – http://us.trendmicro.com/us/products/personal/mobile-security-for-android/

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