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Trend Micro protects iPhone

Free web browsing Security for the iPhone and iPod touch made available

Security vendor Trend Micro has launched a free and secure browser application which is exclusively designed to safeguard the iPhone and iPod Touch from a variety of online threats.

Known as the Trend Smart Surfing application it is available on the iPhone App Store and is aimed at providing another layer of protection for users against web threats by blocking access to malicious sites. It is also designed to protect users from phishing and malware downloads that could infect their iPhones as well as any PC connecting to the iPhone or iPod touch devices.

Trend Smart Surfing is an internet browsing tool that uses Trend Micro’s web reputation technology, a component of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, to block users of iPhone and iPod touch mobile devices from unintentionally visiting web sites that may contain malicious content designed to steal confidential information and personal data.

The Trend Micro Smart Protection Network is a cloud-client infrastructure that checks the security of more than five billion URL, email, and file queries daily, providing customers with real-time protection against web threats.