Trend Micro has announced the latest addition to its mobile security portfolio, Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition, a solution designed to protect both Android smartphones and tablets that includes a free app scanner, lost device protection and enhanced security to block threats while surfing the Web, calling or texting.
As Android devices gain in popularity, there are growing threats to them from cybercriminals. Trend Micros threat researchers have tracked new threats targeting Android devices growing at 800% since February 2011. In this version, which also follows the release of Trend Micros Enterprise solution, Trend Micro Mobile Security 7, a consumers mobile devices will be better protected based on the new data that has been discovered over the last six months. New and enhanced features include:
New App Scanner: Designed to block infected apps from installing and stealing your personal information
New Lost Device Protection: From a personal online portal, you can locate a lost device, trigger an alarm, remotely lock it or even wipe it clean to protect your personal information.
Enhanced Surf, Call, and Text Security: Designed to block online threats like banking scams, blocks unwanted calls and text messages and designed to block inappropriate websites to protect your children.