AV-Comparatives: Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android Provides 100% Malware Protection for Mobile Users

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:13:17 +0000

With the introduction of Android v8.0 (Android Oreo) in August of 2017, among other OS improvements Google introduced its built-in malware protection for Android call Play Protect (dependent on Google Play Services 11 or later). Play Protect checks apps and APK files downloaded from Google Play or third-party sources, using real-time and on-demand scanners, while…

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AV-Comparatives: Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac Provides 100% Malware Protection for Mac Users

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:00:43 +0000

Despite popular opinion otherwise, the days have long since passed when Mac users can venture forth on the Internet without having to worry about viruses or ransomware, phishing attacks or dangerous URLs. Though the number of attacks on the Mac are fewer than those on Windows machines (because there are fewer Macs, of course, making…

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How Do I Make My Windows 10 Computer Run Faster? (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:40:16 +0000

We’ve all been there. You get your shiny home PC or laptop back from the store and unboxed and everything is perfect. It runs like a dream: starting up quickly, speeding you through internet searches and web browsing, and applications open in the blink of an eye. But then over the following months, gradually things…

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How to Fix a Mac Stuck on a White Screen

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:08:47 +0000

If a plain white screen appears when your Mac starts, then some of its hardware or software may have failed. Follow the steps below to solve the problem. 1. Check your Mac’s hardware systematically. To find a malfunctioning device attached to your Mac, start by disconnecting everything from it, including peripherals with a Bluetooth or…

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Phishing, Part 2: Staying Safe

Credit to Author: Brook Stein, Product Management Director| Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:00:35 +0000

As mentioned in Phishing Part 1: On the Lookout, phishing attacks have been around for years, but today’s cybercriminals are adept at using them in an ever-increasing variety of ways to get what they want. According to the most recent FBI figures, phishing and its variants was the third most popular cybercrime type in 2017,…

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Phishing, Part 1: On the Lookout

Credit to Author: Brook Stein, Product Management Director| Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:00:03 +0000

Cybersecurity has gone mainstream, thanks in part to the hacking of the 2016 Presidential election. But how many of us know how the attackers in this case actually achieved their ends? The truth is, that one of the oldest, but most effective weapons in the cybercriminal’s arsenal, undoubtedly used in those attacks, is a threat…

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Summer Vacation Plans? Be Safe When Connecting!

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 13:00:31 +0000

Tips to Protect Yourself While Traveling Summer travel should be a respite from work, when you relax and don’t have to worry about business. And your mobile devices can help make it easier, whether it’s booking a flight or a hotel room, ordering a cab or an Uber driver, browsing websites for your next destination,…

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Your Mac Does Not Turn On: How to fix

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:06:27 +0000

If you are using your Mac every day with no issues, then that’s great. However, sometimes, like all computers, the Mac also does not respond to  pressing the power button. If this happens, and you have no idea what to do, then it can lead to a lot of frustration. There could be several reasons…

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Is My Mac Secure from Malware and Viruses?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:29:25 +0000

Do you own a Mac? If so, you might have the common perception that they’re more secure from internet threats than Windows PCs. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. The truth is that Macs have historically not been targeted by hackers as frequently as Windows systems, simply because there were fewer to attack, so it didn’t…

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Scan QR Codes Safely with the Trend Micro QR Scanner

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:30:35 +0000

Using your camera and a QR code scanner on your mobile device, it’s easy to scan a code to download an app or go to a website—a bit too easy, some might say. What if the QR code is for a malicious app, or takes you to a dangerous website? How would you know before…

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Don’t be a Coinmining Zombie – Part 2: How Do You Protect Yourself from being Cryptojacked?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:04:32 +0000

Safe behaviors to protect yourself from cryptojacking follow the familiar rules you should adhere to every day to protect yourself against viruses, worms, bots, and malware, including ransomware, which are typically pushed to you through phishing techniques and social engineering:     Strengthen your network device’s credentials (e.g., your router), to make it less open…

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