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Internet security company Trend Micro has just released the latest versions of its security software which can offer protection for your PC and your smartphone.

Trend Micro’s Titanium Maximum Security can provide social networking security, parental controls and virus protection.

Trend Micro’s Mobile Security can do for Android smartphones what it does for PCs – protect your data, protect you from malicious apps and find your phone if it’s lost or stolen.  

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security

Trend Micro’s Titanium Maximum Security can prevent viruses, spyware, malware and other threats from even reaching your computer using cloud technology.

So rather than performing a processor-sapping scan on your PC, Maximum Security does the scan off your computer on its own servers so users can continue their work or entertainment undisturbed.

Trend Micro's Maximum Security can provide blanket protection for your PCThe software will put up a barrier to block spam, phishing scams and fraudulent emails.

It will also prevent botnets and rootkits from installing themselves on your computer and attempting to control the device or log the keys you type.

With the internet now becoming the way we bank and shop, Trend Micro also has our backs here as well and keeps passwords, credit card numbers and account details safe and sound.

Another thing Titanium Maximum Security will do is act as your watch dog when clicking on links.

And one of most popular link generators is a search engine. The security software checks the search results and offers visual confirmation of the sites are safe to click through to.

Another place we’re exposed to some unfriendly links is in the feeds of our social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and instant messaging applications.

Many users have been caught out clicking on what they wrongly assumed was a safe link because they found it on a social network.

Titanium Maximum Security can now add your social networking feed to the many areas it patrols on your computer to ensure your not clicking where you shouldn’t be.

Parental controls also allow Mum and Dad to restrict the sites their children can visit and also set a time limit for their kids’ browsing.

There’s also 10GB of safe online storage to back up your documents, photos and other content.

Trend Micro’s Titanium Maximum Security is priced at $129.95 and comes with five licences so it be loaded on five different computers.

Trend Micro also has cheaper versions with less features – Titanium Internet Security ($99.95 and three licences) and Smart Surfing for PC ($59.95 and one licence).

Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition

Your smartphone is actually more smart than it is a phone. It acts more like a computer than a phone and we use these devices to access the internet and download apps.

And with tablets on the rise as well they are also just as vulnerable as smartphones

We use them to search the internet, do our banking and store our most precious and most personal information.

Trend Micro’s Mobile Security is an advanced app that can protect Android smartphones and tablets in a number of ways.

Trend Mobile Mobile Security can shield your Android smartphone from harmThe web can be just as dangerous on a mobile as it on your computer which is why Mobile Security goes to work scanning all the sites you visit and warns the user of phishing sites and other infected websites.

Parental controls can also be set in much the same way they can be on a computer with restrictions able to be placed on the sites which can be seen on the device.

There’s also the ability to filter text messages and calls so users can block contact from strangers and bullies.

With apps a huge part of the Android smartphone and tablet experience and an open platform App Market to download them, there is the danger you may be accidentally loading a virus or malicious software on your smartphone when download the latest app.

With Mobile Security, the apps and its files are scanned to make sure their intention is not to infect your device and attempt to steal your data.

And because you carry your smartphone and tablet everywhere you go – the risk of loss or theft is even greater.

In the event your device is stolen or misplaced, Mobile Security locate your phone on a map and even trigger an alarm.

Using Trend Micro’s Mobile Security you will have access to a personal website which will allow not only find the device but also lock and wipe it as well.

Trend Micro’s Mobile Security Personal Edition is available now and is priced at $49.95.

www.trendmicro.com.au