Trend Micro Introduces Mobile Security for Android; App to Work on Phones Running Android 2.0, or higher

Written By Sam on 16 January 2011

With internet services on the go, it has been noted that mobile users are more vulnerable to phishing attacks than desktop users. And in a bid to address that concern, Trend Micro has released a security app, its first for the Android platform.

Called Mobile Security for Android, the app is aimed to protect users in the following ways:

  • A safe surfing mode to combat phishing attacks
  • Download protection to shield users who may be inadvertently directed to unpleasant content
  • Improved privacy through call and text filtering
  • Parental controls have been incorporated into the app to ensure protection from kids.

The app will work on phones running Android 2.0 or higher. You may also avail of a 30-day free trial before shelling out $3.99 for the full app. Trend Micro is also understood to be working on similar apps to follow for Android.

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