Social networking protection from Trend Micro

Trend Micro released Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2013, a new family of security software that promises to consumers “Protection Made Easy” combining protection from cyber threats for your device, your data and your privacy.

The new five-product family includes Titanium Antivirus+, Titanium Internet Security, Titanium Maximum Security, Titanium Premium Security and Titanium Internet Security for Mac.

Billions of people are socializing on websites, creating a large pool of potential victims that attract cybercriminals. Click-jacking, fake applications and social engineering are just some of the tactics used in order to deliver malware. In Trend Micro’s Annual Consumer Security survey conducted of a 1,000 computer users, 20 percent of consumers reported that while on a social networking site, they clicked a link that posted things to their wall that they didn’t want shared, and 18 percent reported clicking on a link that resulted in computer problems.

Titanium Internet Security is the answer to social networking safety. By identifying potentially malicious links, all products within the Titanium family protect users while on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, MySpace and Pinterest. How does Titanium do this? When Titanium identifies a bad link, it will let the consumer share this information with friends, so users can help keep friends safe online too.

Titanium’s new Facebook Privacy Scanner for Windows provides an extra layer of protection for personal information that is the only one of its kind in the industry. Users can easily monitor their Facebook page settings and control access to personal and private information. Titanium Internet Security products identify which settings may lead to privacy concerns, making it easy for consumers to be in the driver’s seat and stay on top of settings as they change.

In this current release, Trend Micro has also redefined entry-level security, by offering more than just the standard antivirus and spyware protection. Trend Micro’s new entry-level solution, Titanium Antivirus + goes further to protect consumers where they really need to be protected.

With Titanium Antivirus + consumers will enjoy protection on WiFi hotspots, antispam blocking, and search engine result ratings that will help them to decide if a website is safe to visit. Most importantly, Titanium Antivirus+ offers protection to all users using social networks with its groundbreaking Facebook Privacy Scanner and Social Networking Security that identify settings that may leave personal information vulnerable, allowing users to easily make changes to keep private information private.

To help ease the concerns of parents and keep children safe online, Trend Micro created Titanium Internet Security. Titanium Internet Security enables parents to help make smart choices for their children, balancing the freedom to explore the Internet, while providing the ability to control and monitor kids’ online access and content With a three-PC license, parents can use Titanium Internet Security to protect multiple devices in their home. In addition, Titanium Internet Security offers data theft prevention that protects private information such as credit card numbers, email address and passwords, while also optimizing PC performance and safeguarding users’ privacy.

For those consumers on multiple devices that want to not only protect their important data, but want to strengthen their passwords, secure their photos and memories, and stay safe while on social networking sites – Titanium Maximum Security is a perfect all-in-one security solution.

With Titanium Maximum Security, consumers can utilize Trend Micro Online Guardian, a parental control software that provides Internet monitoring for social networking and content, Trend Micro DirectPass, a password manager and Trend Micro SafeSync, a secure online storage vault that will keep up to 5GB of important documents, pictures and videos backed up in the cloud.

Trend Micro’s range of Titanium products are available in the United States on September 10, 2012. Titanium Antivirus + starts at $39.95 for 1 PC, Titanium Internet Security for Mac is $49.95 for 1 Mac, Internet Security is $79.95 for 3 PCs, Maximum Security is $89.95 for 3 devices and Premium Security is $99.95 for 5 devices.

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