security, has launched its latest Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition
for Android smartphones and tablets.
The new Micro Mobile
Security solution is designed to protect both Android smartphones and tablets
that include a free app scanner, lost device protection and enhanced security
to block threats while surfing the Web, calling or texting.
We believe 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
Amit Nath, country manager (India and SAARC) at Trend Micro.
The solution also
offers a secure Web-based portal that enables users to remotely find a lost
device on a Google map and set off an alarm, even if the device is set to
The solution gives
users the ability to protect their web surfing, calls and texts. It leverages
the power of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network infrastructure which
blocks over 5 billion threats daily.
The company said that
its threat researchers have tracked new threats targeting Android devices growing
at 800 percent since February 2011. In this version, which also follows the
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.
Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition is available via the
Android Market. While the app scanner is free, the premium services, including
Lost Device Protection and Surf, Call, Text Security are available for Rs 455
for a 2 years license.
At recently held CES
2012, Verizon Wireless and Trend Micro announced that Trend Micro Mobile Security
Personal Edition is now available in Verizon Apps on select Verizon Wireless