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Trend Micro Maximum Security

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Key Details of Trend Micro Maximum Security

  • Get comprehensive, multi-device protection for your digital life and stop viruses and spyware
  • Last updated on 09/10/19
  • There have been 0 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon
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Editors' Review

eddietheecho May 2, 2014

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security is the second-highest antivirus offering from Trend Micro. In addition to a robust malware scanner, Titanium Maximum Security offers a built-in password manager, an in-app Web browser, and a packaged set of tools for protecting and managing your Android device. This review focuses on desktop performance.


Design: Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security shares the same interface as its lesser brothers, the Antivirus and Internet Security editions. The interface has a clean, organized menu layout. Tabs have nice mouseover effects, and the overall app has a modern feel and original visual direction. Though not exactly minimal, Titanium Maximum Security's five-tab header layout feels uncluttered and easy to navigate.

Scanning: One option we appreciate is the ability to shut down the PC after finishing a scan. This is present during the scanning process, so you don't have to dig through menus. That's great, because we often want to shut down after running long tests, especially full scans -- this way you can initiate overnight scanning and go to bed. Though full scans are naturally longer, we found the quick scan especially fast and responsive.

Security: Trend Micro quickly responds to security vulnerabilities and automatically removes suspected Trojan horses and malicious files. When we plugged in an infected disk, Titanium Maximum Security quickly deleted the file and displayed a notification from the taskbar with assuring language. Third-party tester AV-Test confirms Titanium Maximum Security's effective protection: It scored a perfect 100 for protection in malware scanning and beating industry averages.


Default toolbar installation: Titanium Maximum Security installs a toolbar in popular browsers like Chrome and Firefox without opt-in or -out during installation. Though that practice is common, it's annoying, and you may be caught by surprise. Luckily, uninstallation is as simple as unchecking the box in the settings panel.

Aggressive: Titanium Maximum Security sometimes considers certain legitimate programs to be malicious and prevents them from running, taking a "better safe than sorry" approach. Quitting notifications individually can be a chore, though you can switch out this behavior in the settings menu.

Bottom Line

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security combines good design with excellent malware protection. Apart from a few quirks, it demonstrates a nice balance of considerate features, and it really shines in up-to-date security, with the numbers to prove it.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 16.0

Version 16.0:
  • Our cloud-based AI technology delivers highly effective and proactive protection against ever-evolving malware infections. You can depend on Trend Micro to defend against known and never-before-seen attacks, keeping you ahead of the rapidly changing threat landscape.
  • PayGuard--a protected web browser that adds an extra layer of protection when banking or shopping online.
  • Anti-ransomware technology using Folder Shield that safeguards your valuable files and digital assets both locally and on cloud-synced folders like Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.


Release September 10, 2019
Date Added September 10, 2019
Version 16.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Additional Requirements None


Total Downloads 2,132,614
Downloads Last Week 37
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Developer's Description

Trend Micro Maximum Security provides comprehensive, multi-device protection using advanced machine learning based technology. It protects against viruses, malware, identity theft, ransomware and evolving threats. It also helps secure your privacy on social networks and includes parental controls.

Maximum Security keeps your valuable files safe from ransomware with Folder Shield which only allows authorized applications to access the protected folders such as your documents, photos, music and videos. Folder Shield can even protect cloud synced folders such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.

Maximum Security includes:
  • Protection for multiple devices across multiple operating systems
  • Effective protection against new and rapidly evolving threats
  • Advanced anti-ransomware technology so your files won't be held hostage
  • Privacy on social networks, including parental controls
With nearly 30 years of Internet security leadership, industry experts recognize Trend Micro Security as delivering 100% protection against web threats.
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