Fraud Buster scans webmail that contains no malicious links or attachments, however dangerous, that goes undetected by traditional email security technology.

Check out this video for Fraud Buster tips and tricks.

How Fraud Buster works

Fraud Buster detects fake messages using AI technology to identify the topic and to understand the intention of the scam email and warns you against it upon discovery. You can then delete it with confidence.

Turn ON Fraud Buster

Trend Micro Toolbar should be enabled so you can use Fraud Buster.

  1. Login to Gmail or Outlook.
  2. Click the Trend Micro Toolbar, then choose Fraud Buster.

    Fraud Buster in Trend Micro toolbar

  3. Click Turn on Fraud Buster.

    Turn on Fraud Buster

  4. After reading the license agreement, click Agree and Turn on.

    Agree and Turn on

    You will see a check on Fraud Buster to confirm it is now enabled.

    Fraud Buster Enabled

    To turn it OFF, click Fraud Buster again in the Trend Micro toolbar.

  5. Open an email. Fraud Buster will scan its contents. You will see these pop ups if they detect something suspicious:

    Malicious Link Detected

    Scam Email Detected

    Phishing Detected

View Detection Summary

Click View Details for more information about the detected threat. It may also contain recommendations on how to protect yourself online.

View Details

Report falsely detected emails

Click Report scan result. It will automatically be sent to Trend Micro for analysis.

Report Scan Result

Report Sent

Trust a sender

Click Trust this sender > Trust.

Trust this sender


Fraud Buster will no longer notify you when there are possible scams detected in this sender's messages.

Trusted Sender

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