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Trend Micro Premium Security for Mac review

Trend Micro Premium Security for Mac: Specs

Malware protection: Good
System impact, background: Light
System impact, scans: Moderate
macOS compatibility: 10.15
Browser extensions: Yes
Firewall: No
Hardened/secure browser: Yes
Blocks Potentially Unwanted Apps: Yes
Ransomware rollback of encrypted files: Yes
Password manager: No
Scan scheduling: Yes
Webcam protection: Yes
System Optimizer: No
Backup: No
Support options: Phone, email, live chat
Hours of operation: 24/7*
Email: Yes
Phone: Yes
Chat window: Yes
* Premium Security only

With the ability to scan just about every nook and cranny, Trend Micro’s Premium Security gets our nod as the most comprehensive and thorough way to check for malware on a Mac. Don’t be in a hurry though, because the scanning takes hours.

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Still, it offers good protection, attractive pricing and a slew of security-minded extras. On the other hand, its VPN is a separate app with no integration and the Trend Micro online portal misses an opportunity for integration with nothing more than a way to check licenses and pay for them.