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  • Fortinet, McAfee, Trend Micro, Bitdefender battle in socially-engineered malware prevention test

    Posted April 16, 2014 - 10:00 am

    Socially-engineered malware tries to trick users into downloading and executing malicious code through tactics that include everything from fake antivirus to fake utilities to fake upgrades to the operating system and trojanized applications. NSS Labs tested several endpoint security products to see how well each would block these attacks.
  • Researchers uncover new global cyberespionage operation dubbed Safe

    Posted May 17, 2013 - 12:44 pm

    Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered an active cyberespionage operation that so far has compromised computers belonging to government ministries, technology companies, media outlets, academic research institutions and nongovernmental organizations from over 100 countries.
  • Trend Micro seeks to make Amazon Web Services more secure

    Posted April 30, 2013 - 10:08 am

    Trend Micro announces a slate of cloud-based security services that it says protect servers for Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers.
  • The Weekly Hash - January 25, 2013

    Posted January 25, 2013 - 12:26 pm

    Making fun of some of the top - or goofiest - tech stories of the past seven days, this week featuring the latest in Cuban underwater cable-laying technology, what Twitter and Beyonce had in common during the presidential inauguration and John Boehner’s new look
  • Trend Micro takes aim at targeted attacks with custom-designed security service

    Posted October 9, 2012 - 11:44 am

    Trend Micro has outlined a product-development strategy it calls "Custom Defense" intended to augment traditional signature-based anti-malware defense with custom-designed signatures to thwart stealthy, targeted attacks.
  • Review

    4 security suites that protect all your devices

    Posted September 10, 2012 - 10:49 am

    Security suites from McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro and Webroot offer protection for all your devices along with Web-based management.
  • Trend Micro package protects against unpatched exploits

    Posted August 7, 2012 - 1:41 pm

    Trend Micro today broadened its cloud-based security infrastructure so that its products can receive actionable threat intelligence that lets the security software act like a "virtual shield" against many Web-based threats.
  • Malware raids bank accounts with no warning to show what happened

    Posted June 20, 2012 - 12:38 pm

    The Zeus and SpyEye Trojans are pretty effective at stealing financial data from victims, but they're not good at actually raiding bank accounts without having to try to hide warning screens. New malware adds an Automatic Transfer System to let your Trojans move money from your bank accounts without bothering you for approvals or signatures or calls to 911.
  • Malware-infected download knocks last trace of hipster gloss from Instagram

    Posted April 19, 2012 - 4:43 pm

    Instagram, once the not-very-exclusive artistic vision of the hipster iPhone photographer community, lost most of its shine when it was ported to Android, then sold to Facebook. Fake downloads with Russian malware put it out to pasture for good.
  • Trend Micro overhauls threat-detection product, returns it to customer premises

    Posted February 28, 2012 - 8:19 am

    Trend Micro today announced Deep Discovery, a threat-detection tool designed to monitor network traffic in order to detect signs of stealthy attacks aimed at stealing corporate data.
  • Is your PC haunted by Ghost Click?

    Posted November 10, 2011 - 1:52 pm

    The FBI just took down a criminal botnet that hijacked more 4 million PCs worldwide. Here's how to find out if yours is among them.
  • SpyEye Trojan stole $3.2 million

    Posted September 16, 2011 - 9:45 am

    A Russian cybergang headed by a mysterious ringleader called ‘Soldier’ were able to steal $3.2 million from US citizens earlier this year using the SpyEye-Zeus data-stealing Trojan, security company Trend Micro has reported.
  • Trend Micro: Virtualization changing our anti-malware business big time

    Posted August 30, 2011 - 6:41 am

    Virtualization -- in particular Trend Micro's close alliance with VMware -- is bringing about a strategic shift in Trend's anti-malware business as its products become designed for use with VMware's vShield technology.
  • Trend Micro takes aim at stealthy hackers stealing secrets

    Posted June 13, 2011 - 6:45 am

    Trend Micro says it can catch hackers in action breaking into networks and trying to steal secrets with a new line of line of network-analysis tools and security services.
  • Review

    New security tools protect virtual machines

    Posted June 1, 2011 - 8:00 am

    5-product test reveals differences between Reflex, Catbird, Beyond Trust, Hytrust and Trend Micro
  • Is Android less secure than iPhone? Um, no.

    Posted January 14, 2011 - 12:56 pm

    One can only hope that security software provider Trend Micro saw a nice sales boost after the proclamation of its chairman earlier this week that Android phones are more vulnerable to hacking than iPhones are. If it didn't, those blatantly self-serving statements were made for nothing.
  • Review

    Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2011

    Posted January 3, 2011 - 10:02 pm

    There is a lot to be said for minimalism, but with Titanium Internet Security 2011 ($70 for one year, three PCs, as of 12/2/2010), Trend Micro takes it to the extreme. The suite's user interface is one of the most simplistic and stripped-down of the security apps we tested. A simple summary of threats stopped, a link to the utility's parental controls, and the date that your subscription expires are all the information the primary display offers. Below that, you can choose to scan your system, configure options, or check your logs. A large blue "Tools" button is actually a red herring, telling you only whether parental controls and "data theft prevention" (a rather useless utility that mysteriously claims to "prevent hackers from stealing credit card numbers, passwords" and so forth) are turned on.
  • Trend Micro purchase boosts data protection

    Posted November 29, 2010 - 3:15 pm

    Trend Micro announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobile Armor--a company that specializes in endpoint data protection. The move strengthens Trend Micro's data protection capabilities and positions it to address the growing concern of securing data on mobile devices that are easily lost or stolen.
  • For once, Microsoft "anti-competitive" practice really is a benefit

    Posted November 8, 2010 - 12:11 pm

    Trend Micro is complaining that Microsoft's free anti-malware gets updated via the ubiquitous Windows Update, though it genuinely benefits users.
  • Rival calls foul over Microsoft's delivering Security Essentials via Windows Update

    Posted November 5, 2010 - 9:20 am

    Microsoft this week began offering U.S. customers its free antivirus program via Windows' built-in update service, a move one major security firm said may be anticompetitive.
  • Trend Micro brings encryption to the cloud

    Posted August 31, 2010 - 12:28 pm

    Trend Micro is blazing a new trail with a service called SecureCloud intended to give enterprises a way to encrypt data in cloud-computing environments.
  • Trend Micro acquires U.K. cloud storage vendor humyo

    Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:46 pm

    Trend Micro has acquired humyo, an online storage and data synchronization company, to enhance its cloud security offerings.
  • Trend Micro makes push into desktop virtualization security

    Posted June 8, 2010 - 1:19 pm

    Trend Micro Monday is announcing an updated endpoint security product designed to go beyond protecting Windows environments to safeguard virtualized desktops based on Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.
  • Trend Micro Expands its Hosted Security Service

    Posted February 26, 2010 - 10:48 pm

    Trend Micro is delivering a new subscription-based, hosted service solution that will allow small businesses to be securely connected, according to a release.
  • Trend Micro bolsters virtualization security options

    Posted October 26, 2009 - 10:21 am

    Trend Micro's Deep Security firewall/intrusion-protection system software for VMware's ESX server can protect multiple virtual machines on one physical server.
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