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Trend Micro™ Antivirus for Mac®

Trend Micro™ Antivirus for Mac®

The #1 best-selling Mac protection

Trend Micro™ Antivirus for Mac® is strong, easy-to-use protection for what you and your family do online every day.


Key Benefits


Total Protection While Surfing the Web

Be assured of essential online protection with Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac:

  • Avoids dangerous websites by blocking IM and email links
  • Keeps confidential information safe by protecting against phishing scams that can trick you
  • Protects against websites that attempt to install dangerous software on your Mac

Parental Controls to Protect Your Children

You decide how to manage your children's online activity:

  • Limits Internet access based on content categories
  • Restrains access to chat and IM sites
  • Gives you the tools to block specific websites

Acquire Necessary Protection

Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac defends your Mac from the newest security threats:

  • Viruses, worms, Trojan Horse programs and other everyday dangers
  • Secure your Mac from spyware and malicious software
  • Automated updates protect against the latest threats
Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac

Trend Micro Smart Surfing promises to keep you safe while surfing the Internet. It also allows you to block Internet activity on certain websites and keep kids safe. You can block chat sites, and you are defended against viruses, worms, and more. Is Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac for you?

What is Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac?

Trend Micro Smart Surfing for the Mac is an all-in-one identity and personal protection software suite. This program combines web safety, parental controls, and essential virus protection software into one low-price package. The program requires Mac OS X Version 10.4.11 or higher and at least 512MB RAM to run. The application promises to be easy to learn and use, and it promises to streamline seamlessly with your day-to-day computer driven tasks. Will Trend Micro Smart Surfing protect you and your computer?


Price to Value

Considering that comparable programs such as Norton and McAfee can run someone upwards of $60 or more a year for a subscription, Trend Micro's Mac solution to computer security woes is an outstanding deal. For only $49.95, with a thirty day money back guarantee, Smart Surfing for Mac is quite the deal. Additionally, before you purchase Smart Surfing for Mac, you can take the software for a free trial run for thirty days. If you decide to purchase the software after the thirty day trial, the software is discounted by 20%. You get a lot for this price, making Smart Surfing the best Mac security software suite for the money.


Installation and Setup

To install Smart Surfing for Mac, first you must download the program and open the .dmg file. When you open this file, the Trend Smart Surfing screen will appear and you can choose "Install Trend Smart Surfing" or "User Support." You will want to choose "Install Trend Smart Surfing." Note: You must uninstall any other anti-virus ware you may already have installed on your Mac to proceed.

From here, it is quite easy. Enter your serial number, which you should have after purchasing the program, and register with Trend Micro. A few minutes later, the program will be installed onto your drive - it's that simple. As a tip, the first thing you will want to do is update the program so that you will have the latest protections for your computer.


Ease of Use

Smart Surfing for Mac is quite easy to use. The program is easily navigable by the computer novice and the tech-savvy alike. Because each of the tabs in Smart Surfing designate exactly what a user will find there, you can get your scan running in no time at all. Everything you might need to do when it comes to securing your identity, data, and children, is graphically represented and easy to understand.



Smart Surfing has many different features in three separate categories. First, as its title suggests, Trend Smart Surfing for Mac allows users to surf the Internet with a sense of security. Trend Smart Surfing performs the following tasks while you surf online:

  • Blocks links in Instant Messages (IMs) that could damage your computer.
  • Blocks links in E-Mails that could potentially damage your computer.
  • Scans for phishing scams - those scams that get you to enter your personal information on a cloned website, tricking you into giving away otherwise confidential information.
  • Prevents websites from installing harmful software onto your computer - now you can visit popular websites such as MySpace or Facebook without the worry of taking a virus away with you.

Additionally, you will be able to monitor what you will allow your children and teenagers to access while they are on the Internet. Parental control features include:

  • Restricting the access of children and teens to particular categories of content.
  • Controlling whether access to websites allowing chat and IM will be permitted (keep your child from talking to a potential predator).
  • Blocking specific websites that you do not want your children and teenagers to have access to.

Finally, on top of keeping your Internet surfing activities secure and your children safe while online, Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac contains:

  • Defenses against the latest viruses, worms, Trojan horse programs, and other software threats.
  • Ways to avoid malware, spyware, and adware.
  • Constant access to free automatic updates for defenses against the latest threats.
  • A two-way firewall.

User Support

In addition to the user support that you can access on the installation screen, you can find an abundance of user-support tools with Trend Micro Antivirus. On their support site, you can find how-to-videos, product manuals, technical support, customer service support, and information about a variety of potential security threats. You can click through the website, give feedback, search via a search tool on the support page, chat online or on the phone, email, or purchase 24/7 premium support services.


Is Smart Surfing for Mac for You?

Even though Mac computers are known for being hardy against virus threats, it doesn't mean they are immune to such threats! It also doesn't mean that you are immune to phishing scams and other potential Internet dangers. Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac will do a great job protecting your data, your children, and your identity when you have your computer connected to an Internet-capable network. Prevention is the best medicine, after all, and it can be done for a fair price with Smart Surfing for Mac.

  • Mac OS X™ version 10.6 "Snow Leopard" (release 10.6 or higher)
  • Mac OS X™ version 10.5 "Leopard" (release 10.5.5 or higher)
  • Mac OS X™ version 10.4 "Tiger" (release 10.4.11 or higher)
  • Apple™ Macintosh™ computer with a PowerPC™ (G4 or G5) or Intel™ processor
  • 512MB RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 400 MB of available hard disk space