Keep Your Smart Home Safe: Here’s What You Can Do Today to Secure Your Products

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:59:05 +0000

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we live, work and play. You can find it in the fitness trackers you might be wearing to monitor step count and heart rate. Or the car you may be driving. But more than anywhere else, you’ll see IoT at home in an increasing array of…

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Are Your Passwords Secure Enough?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 16:20:58 +0000

Today, we'll take a deep dive into passwords, including what vulnerabilities weak passwords can open up and how to improve authentication security.

Online passwords are sensitive data. When they end up in the wrong hands, your private information is at risk. Since cybercriminals are always searching out new ways to break into those online accounts, you need to watch over the passwords to your accounts as if they were your children. Since we typically access our accounts…

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Is Your Baby Monitor Susceptible to Hacking?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:00:19 +0000

There’s no doubt that digital technology, in many of its forms, brings everyday tasks much closer-to-hand. From discovering breaking news, to online shopping, to keeping tabs on your home via security cameras—everything is within the touch of a button. Even so, with the growing reach of the Internet of Things (IoT), new and unsuspected threats…

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Google Play and Microsoft Stores Delete Suspected Compromised Apps

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:00:24 +0000

Recently, Google Play Store and Microsoft Store both deleted multiple applications from their online stores, because the apps were malicious. Google deleted a total of 29 beauty camera apps from its Play Store, most of which show users pornographic contents or send them to phishing websites. The malicious beauty camera apps, discovered by Trend Micro, looked legitimate, but…

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Use Safety and Precaution When Using USBs

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:37:48 +0000

Removable USB devices are basic instruments for storing and transferring files from one device to another. Although they’re convenient to use, they can also pose a potential threat to your devices—especially when used without prior caution. There are reported instances, where researchers weren’t initially able to pinpoint the origin of a malware attack but which later…

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A Mobile App Scanner is Not Just Another App

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:00:28 +0000

Mobile applications assist us mightily with our daily tasks. They increase our productivity with anywhere, anytime, high-functioning tools, and they help us communicate and share information with family members, friends, and co-workers. Every day, the rapidly evolving app market brings us more apps to cater to our needs. Sound good? Well, it is! But sometimes,…

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Trend Micro Internet Security Wins a “Best Protection” Award for 2018 from AV-TEST

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:04:21 +0000

February 21, 2019. If the main criterion for judging the value of a security application is how well it protects your computer from web and email threats, malware and viruses, then both users and potential users of Trend Micro Internet Security will be happy to hear that the product has been given a “Best Protection”…

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Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac 2019 is Certified by AV-TEST with Top Scores for Protection, Performance, and Usability

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:00:43 +0000

Current and potential users of the latest edition of Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac (v9.0, for 2019) will be pleased to know that it achieved MacOS Certification and top scores in all three categories in the recent AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report – Dec/2018. Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac was tested against eight other…

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Part 2: Mobile Banking and Buying: Best Practices

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:40:19 +0000

In the first part of this two-part blog, we outlined the kinds of banking and buying you can do on your mobile device, but also the things to watch out for. You might have noticed that our cautionary notes center around four threat vectors you need to track to stay safe: device, app, network, and…

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Part 1: Mobile Banking and Buying – The Good and the Bad

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:33:51 +0000

Banking and buying with your mobile device is powerful and convenient—and in some ways safer than using your bank card. You can check your balance, make secure payments, deposit checks, and transfer funds. You can even connect your debit or credit card to Apple or Google Pay (or another payment service) for quick and easy…

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Announcing Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:09:26 +0000

  Browsing the web securely with Microsoft Edge (the browser recommended by Microsoft for Windows 10 users and the default browser in Windows 10 S-mode) is a safer bet than ever before with Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge—a unique three-in-one browser extension that provides web threat protection, ad blocking, and password management, all in…

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