Features of Maximum Security

Trend Micro security products come with a whole lot of fantastic features, ensuring our customers get the best value for their money. Here are some of the highlights Maximum Security has:
  • Protects all your devices
    Provides equal security to your PC, Mac, and mobile devices
  • Shields your privacy
    Blocks dangerous websites that can steal personal data
  • Protects your email
    Ensures scams do not take over your inbox
  • New! Fraud Buster
    Fraud Buster protects your Gmail and Outlook webmail from scams and phishing attacks
  • New! Enhanced web threat protection
    Guards you against malware, ransomware, viruses, and other cyberthreats
  • New! Gamer-Friendly Mute Mode
    Gamer-Friendly Mute Mode temporarily stops non-critical notifications while you are doing important tasks or gaming
  • Adds Protection to Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 in S Mode
    Provides enhanced protection against web threats via Microsoft Edge, the only web browser available on Windows 10 in S Mode
  • Safeguard Online Payments with Trend Micro Pay Guard
    Enhanced Internet security protects you when shopping or banking online
  • Safeguards your kids
    Allows your children to explore the web safely, with both time and content limits
  • Optimises performance
    Fixes common problems and gets your devices running at top-speed
  • 1 Two-time winner of AV-TEST Institute "Best Protection" Award 2014 and 2018
    2 Using the Trend Micro Smart Protection technology
    *AV Comparatives "Whole Product Dynamic Real-World Protection Test," April-May 2016.

How does Maximum Security work?

Trend Micro™ Maximum Security provides protection against ransomware with 4 layers of protection. Ransomware can come in different forms – 64% via email, 34% from websites and 2% from programs and files. Trend Micro™ Maximum Security protects against all of these by blocking ransomware in emails through spam protection, blocks ransomware in websites through web threat protection, blocks from unauthorized encryption.


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Supported Operating Systems:

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

Supported Web Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer version 11.0
  • Google Chrome™ (The newest version and the most recent previous version)
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (The newest version and the most recent previous version)
  • Microsoft Edge latest version

Internet Connection:

  • Broadband or equivalent high speed connection is highly recommended.


  • Desktop - High-colour display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution or above
  • Windows Store - 1064 x 768 pixel resolution or above
  • Snap Apps - 1366 x 768 pixel resolution or above


Supported Operating Systems:

  • Mac OS X® version 10.14 "Mojave" (10.14 or higher)
  • Mac OS X® version 10.13 "High Sierra" (10.13 or higher)

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

  • Intel® Core™-based Apple® Macintosh® computer
  • 2GB memory
  • 1.5GB of available hard disk space

Supported Web Browsers:

  • Apple® Safari® 11.0 or higher
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (The newest version and the most recent previous version of Mozilla Firefox)
  • Google Chrome® (The newest version and the most recent previous version of Google Chrome)

Internet Connection:

  • Antivirus for Mac needs an Internet connection for activating online, checking the expiration date, downloading updates (including program and pattern files) from Trend Micro, obtaining information about malicious software, or browsing pages on the Trend Micro website. If you have a dial-up or other connection to the Internet that charges fees per connection, by the amount of time connected or for the amount of data downloaded, make sure your router or connection software does not automatically start a connection to support the features listed above to avoid extra connection fees. Follow your router's instructions to edit your router settings if necessary.


  • Operating System: Android 4.1 or later.
  • Storage Space: 50MB
  • Memory: 40-100MB (Varies by device)


  • Operating System: iOS 9 or later. 64-bit device required for latest version.
  • Storage Space: 50MB

Who is Trend Micro?

Trend Micro is an industry leader in antivirus protection and internet security, with 30 years of security software experience in keeping millions of users safe. Trend Micro Security secures your connected world providing protection against malware, ransomware, spyware, and cyber threats that could compromise your online experience. It also helps protect you from identity theft, viruses, online scams, and other emerging threats.

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