SINGAPORE, 1 June 2000 - Trend Micro Inc. (Nasdaq: TMIC), a provider of Internet content security products, today announced the availability of Trend Micro's Virus Information Center for the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) market.
The Trend Virus Information Center, comprising of up-to-date information and solutions for thousands of macro viruses, Trojans, worms, and other malicious code, can now be accessed by users of Palm OS-based wireless and modem-based palmtop devices.
With the use of Web Clipping Applications, users of Palm organizers can connect to the Internet and download financial, news, travel and entertainment, and reference information in a format optimized to reduce download times.
Web Clipping Application programs are provided by participating Web sites, and are supported by palmtop devices that can access the Internet.
Trend Micro is the first antivirus software company to offer virus information Web clippings to the connected organizer market. An application program now allows users of Palm OS-based devices to access the Trend Virus Information Center.
Users can check, search, and be updated on new viruses and alerts, all in real time. Users may access short virus descriptions from the Virus Encyclopedia, see the top 10 In-the-wild viruses from the World Virus Tracking Center, and view lists of new viruses found each day.
For the IS manager or network administrator on-the-go, the palmtop edition of the Trend Virus Information Center can be a quick way to get information, especially in emergency situations.
Pricing and availability
Trend Micro's Web Clipping Application is available immediately and offered free for download to all palmtop device users. Please see local Palm.Net service provider for wireless coverage and service fees. For more information on Trend Micro and to download the PQA file, please see our web site at www.antivirus.com/palm.
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