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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Trend Micro Security’s 2019 Release Protects You Better Than Ever Against Ransomware, Coin-mining, Banking, and E-Commerce Threats

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 13:00:15 +0000

2019 has barely gotten started, but by Q4 of 2018 Trend Micro had already seen a 956% increase in coin-mining malware detections for the year-to-date—right alongside the persistent threat of ransomware and online banking and e-commerce hacks designed to steal your identity or your money. Folks can take heart, however, with the latest release of…

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The Fileless, Non-Malware Menace

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:00:16 +0000

There’s an old expression: if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck. What happens, though, if the duck in question is malware that doesn’t behave like typical malware? Namely, it doesn’t drop a file on your disk to infect your computer, hijack…

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Tech Support Scams: What are They and How do I Stay Safe?

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 14:55:42 +0000

If you read this blog regularly you’re no doubt aware that cyber-criminals are a determined bunch, with a large range of tools and tactics at their disposal to rob you of your identity and hard-earned cash. Tech support scams (TSS) are an increasingly popular way for them to do just this. In 2017, Microsoft Customer…

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Keep Your Online Transactions Secure with Trend Micro Security’s Pay Guard Browser

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:36:01 +0000

Nowadays, online transactions are often under threat from malware and browser injections that would steal your identity data or your money as you log in to your favorite banking, financial, or commercial accounts. Trend Micro’s new Pay Guard Browser, available with all three 2019 PC editions of Trend Micro Security, is specifically designed to secure…

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