TrendMicro PC-Cillin Internet Security Review

By: Joel Smith

Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security is the best Internet Security software in its market. This release combines award-winning antivirus security and a personal firewall for comprehensive protection against viruses, worms, Trojans, and hackers. It also detects and removes spyware and blocks spam. It even guards against identity theft by blocking phishing and pharming attacks. PC-cillin also protects your wireless network with Wi-Fi Intrusion Detection, an innovative security feature that alerts you when an intruder uses your Wi-Fi connection.

Major Features That Make TrendMicro PC-Cillin Internet Security 2006 so effective include:

Comprehensive Antivirus Security that detects and removes viruses from emails, Internet downloads, removable media, and your personal computer's hard drive. The improved Outbreak Warning System sends alerts to warn you of new threats. Security updates automatically execute as soon as they are available.

Powerful Spyware Protection is assured using Trend Micro's leading anti-spyware technology that blocks spyware and grayware in real time. Manual and scheduled scans detect and remove spyware that may already be installed on your personal computer. New Exception Lists and improved Quarantine Management give you more control to keep, delete or restore programs.

Phishing Fraud Defense allows URL filtering, anti-spam, and patent-pending technologies to work together to block fraudulent websites, phishing emails, and pharming attack. These scams are designed to attack financial data, user names, and passwords. The Anti-Fraud Wizard makes it easy to configure and the new Anti-Fraud Toolbar helps you avoid future scams by displaying a credibility rating of Web sites in real time.

Wi-Fi Intrusion Detection is the industry's first alert system for wireless home networks and is now faster and better at sending rapid alerts as soon as an unauthorized user intrudes your wireless network.

Improved Spam Filtering employs advanced spam-filtering technology that blocks spam from flooding your inbox and new integration with Microsoft Outlook makes it easy to set preferences. New user-friendly tools and more reports make it very easy to view and manage.

Enhanced Personal Firewall is your personal firewall that prevents intrusion from hackers, and blocks network viruses like the well-known ZOTOB worm that targets network vulnerabilities.

Home Network Control is a centralized management console makes it easy to configure, update, and manage all aspects of security for every computer on your home network or wherever PC-cillin 2006 is installed.

Vulnerability Assessment is provided via PC-cillin as it performs regular scans of your computer, alerts you to operating system/browser vulnerabilities, and provides one-click access to Windows Update.

System Requirements for TrendMicro PC-Cillin Internet Security 2006:

Hardware - Microsoft Windows XP/2000: Intel Pentium 300MHz or above; Microsoft Windows Me/98/98 SE; Intel Pentium 233MHz or above; Microsoft Windows XP: 128MB or above; Microsoft Windows 2000/Me/98/98SE:128MB or above. Requires 120MB available hard disk space

Software - Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition/Professional SP 2 or above; Windows 2000 Professional SP 4 or above; Windows Me, Microsoft Windows 98/98 Second Edition; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP 2 or above; Netscape 7.1; AOL 7.0 and Firefox 1.0;
Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0; Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2002, or 2003; Netscape 7.1; Eudora Pro 6J; AOL Mail; Yahoo! Mail; MSN Hotmail and Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0; Windows Messenger 4.7, 5.0 and MSN Messenger 6.2; ICQ 5; ICQ Lite; AOL 5.1; Windows XP SP 2 or above; Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2002, or 2003; Microsoft Outlook Express 6, SP 2

Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006 with an MSRP of $49.95 offers a broad range of protection for your PC. It is a feature rich, powerful choice in Internet Security protection your PC.

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