Verizon Wireless is thinking that some of its Android handsets may need extra software protection, so it has partnered with Trend Micro to introduce its Mobile Security Personal Edition app.
The application is available starting today via Verizon Apps, and provides anti-malware app scanning for free. If you want premium features – which include “lost device protection and enhanced security to block threats as well as inappropriate content while surfing the Web, calling or texting” – you’ll have to pay $2.50 per month, or $30 per year.
The list of Verizon devices for which Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition is available curiously doesn’t include any new smartphones, but just the following ones: HTC Droid Incredible 2, HTC Thunderbolt, LG Revolution, Casio G’zOne Commando, Samsung Droid Charge (pictured above), and Motorola Droid X2.
Via Press release
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