Trend Micro Announces USB Security 2.0

New features include real-time virus scan, auto-update on pattern files

January 12, 2011

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CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro today announced the latest version of its USB Security product, designed to protect USB storage devices against malicious content in files that are often transferred by portable storage devices.

Trend Micro USB Security, which can be integrated with USB storage devices and is supported for Windows platform, provides comprehensive protection against computer viruses, Trojans, spyware and worms through powerful virus scanning, as well as automatic program and pattern updates.

Though USB storage has increased the ease of managing large amounts of data for both personal and business users, malware attacks on USB flash drives are on the rise. As users connect USB storage devices to various PCs, malware can easily be spread. Trend Micro USB Security scans and detects infections, and will automatically clean, remove and quarantine viruses and spyware in real time.

New features include:

-- Real-time virus scan. Trend Micro USB Security offers real-time scans so that if a threat is detected, an alert screen will be displayed and the infected files will immediately be isolated. -- Auto-update on pattern files. Because of the changing nature of threats, Trend Micro USB Security automatically updates its pattern files. Manual updates are also an option. -- Reference of logs. The reference log keeps an interactive list of virus detection results where users can restore or delete any file on the quarantine list.

Currently, Trend Micro USB Security is found built into select storage devices by leading USB storage vendors.

About Trend Micro:

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. A pioneer and industry vanguard, Trend Micro is advancing integrated threat management technology to protect operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. Visit TrendWatch to learn more about the latest threats.

Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. Many of these solutions are powered by the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network cloud computing security infrastructure which delivers advanced protection from the cloud, blocking threats in real-time before they reach you. A transnational company, with headquarters in Tokyo, Trend Micro's trusted security solutions are sold through its business partners worldwide. Please visit Trend

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