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The program menu, or main console, will appear when you open your Trend Micro program.

Overview

Displays the overall status of your protection.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Overview

Detect Web Threats

When turned ON :

  • Blocks Instant Messaging and email links that lead to dangerous websites.
  • Protects against phishing scams that can trick you into revealing confidential information.
  • Prevents websites from installing dangerous software on your Mac.
Real-Time Scanning When turned ON , scans your Mac in real time, so that you are always protected from any files downloaded onto your Mac. Unwanted files are blocked before they touch your hard drive.
Camera & Microphone Protection When turned ON , prompts you if apps are trying to access your camera and microphone to protect your privacy.
Update Now Click Update Now to let the program manually check online for security updates to stop new threats. Do a manual update before you doing a manual scan.
Scan Now Click Scan Now to run a Smart Scan on your Mac. Smart Scan scans those parts of your computer where malware typically lurks.

Web

Manage your web protection settings.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Web

Privacy Scanner Scan your privacy settings in Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to protect you against identity theft which is always present when you are sharing too much information on your social networks. It is available in the Trend Micro Toolbar for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Web Threat Protection Protects you against fraud, malicious software embedded in websites, and other security threats found on the Internet.
Website Filter Helps limit and monitor your kids' Internet access. Blocks inappropriate websites and manage kid's online activities.

Scans

Configure scan settings.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Scans

Scan Options

Select a preferred scan:

  • Smart Scan - Quickly checks in places where threats tends to hide.
  • Custom Scan - Checks threats in a specific place, like a drive or folder.
  • Full Scan - Thoroughly checks every file on your Mac.
Scan Preferences Click Change Settings... to adjust how the program detects for threats.

Folder Shield

Manage your Folder Shield settings.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Folder Shield

When turned ON , Folder Shield protects and limits access on your important files and folders from Ransomware.

Logs

View logs or important program events that happened on your Mac.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Logs

Generate logs to get a summary of threats Trend Micro has protected you in detail.

Feedback

Connect to the Trend Micro Online Community and share your Antivirus for Mac experience.

Trend Micro Antivirus - Feedback