Trend Micro Announces Mobile Security Product for the Android

By on Jan 10, 2011 in Cellphone, Internet, Software, Technology Comments

Trend Micro launched Trend Micro Mobile Security for the Android platform last week. In the press release posted in the Trend Micro website last Friday, the computer security firm announced that the Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android product will be the first of many applications that Trend Micro will release for the Android platform.

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Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android promises to protect user’s personal data from identity thieves, secure user’s mobile banking transactions, block unwanted calls and text messages and make the user stay safe while surfing the internet.

The security company also confirmed that new product requires little space and is specifically built for Android devices. It is also designed to provide the protection and freedom to users who need to stay mobile.

Trend Micro has a proven track record of being a long-time leader in the mobile security market, from protecting Windows Mobile 2003 devices to our recent Trend Smart Surfing iPhone application,” said Carol Carpenter, General Manager of Trend Micro Consumer and Small Business. “With the Android platforms rapid growth, cybercriminals will be rushing to take advantage of these mobile devices anyway they can. Trend Micro Mobile Security highlights our continuing goal of protecting our customers anytime, on any device”, added Carpenter.

The Trend Micro press release also mentioned that the Android platform is the second largest mobile platform worldwide today with a growth rate of over 850 percent.

According to Trend Micro website the new product is available for a 30-day free trial version and the full application costs USD 3.99. Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android is also available via the Android Market.

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