Trend Micro SafeGuard App is now available to download for free from the Windows Store. This app for Windows 8 is basically meant for keeping users safe on the Internet. It claims to be very strict when it comes to verification of malicious and harmful content. Some of us may have used Trend Micro Antivirus in our past, and it have never disappointed us. This free Windows 8 app confines itself to verifying and blocking malicious websites, using the same verification methodology as its antivirus.
Trend Micro SafeGuard App For Windows 8
We’ve tested this app on Windows 8 Pro, and it runs quite smoothly. The app is a Modern UI browser like the Internet Explorer Metro App. You can surf the web using it, and when the time comes to verify unknown links, Trend Micro SafeGuard comes into play and notifies us about the reliability of the website. For example, I tried to visit the web address of popular song download site songs.pk. The app immediately informed me that the site is malicious, and then blocked it.
On the other hand, the app is already configured for Google, Bing and Facebook and has rated these sites as ‘safe sites’. So browsing links on these sites, are not malicious, according to this app!
The app is supposed to have integrated web threat protection, search results ratings, web mail rating, social networking protection and Facebook privacy scanning and provides the safety you need, when online. It integrates well with the Twitter web app too. Its refreshing UI and the experience will makes using your new Windows 8 tablet more enjoyable.
If you want a free web protection on Windows 8 devices, then this app is must have. It is free and yet powerful enough to scan web threats.
You can download Trend Micro SafeGuard For Windows 8 from here or can search it in Windows Store.
The same publisher offers two more useful apps. Trend Micro Go Everywhere will help locate lost Windows 8 device. Trend Micro DirectPass is a Password Manager for sensitive logins. Do check them out!