Trend Micro is an antivirus or internet security program created by Trend Micro and is known as PC cillin Internet Security in Australia and Virus Buster in Japan. The program includes antivirus software, a firewall and a scanner and is available for 30 day trail. In the consumer reports electronic buying guide 2008, Trend Micro was rated higher than any other antivirus tested.

Trend Micro has had moderate success with the Virus Bulletin VB100 award failing 11 tests and got succeeding 16. It has also acquired certification from ICSA laps for Antivirus and Anti spyware detection as well as check mark, which signifies that it is able to provide at least basic protection against in the wild malware. Trend Micro’s firewall has only undergone limited testing, on the other hand tests conducted by Matousec. It indicates that Trend Micro’s firewall has poor protection. The Trend Micro scored a 27 percent on the firewall leak test.

Trend Micro 2000 and earlier versions were purely virus scanners without any additional features. Trend Micro 2002 and 2003 were stand alone virus scanners which also included a firewall component as a bonus and improved the scanning engine. The newer Trend Micro Internet Security bundle offers more features like spyware protection, anti spam and an integrated firewall along with an even more improved scan engine and enhanced heuristic. After Trend Micro 2003, it didn’t offer a standalone antivirus program for the consumer market till 2007, when the company finally released a standalone anti malware product that offers protection from viruses, adware and spyware.

Following are steps to disable FTP on Trend Antivirus.

Step 1:

Right click the red Trend Micro icon in the lower right corner of the screen and then click Open Main Console. Now, you can click the Personal Firewall Controls button on the left side of the window and then click the Settings link under Personal Firewall. Then click on the Advanced Settings button near the bottom of the window.

Step 2:

You can now click the Program Control tab and make sure that your FTP client or server software is listed here has a check next to it and displays the words Allow. If the program is not allowed then double click it and then double click on the Edit button and select the Allow radio button next to Response then click Ok twice, if your FTP server is not listed at all then click the Add button to add that.

Step 3:

Now click the Network Protocol Control tab, place a check in the box next to File Transfer protocol which is FTP then click the Edit button and after that you can select the radio button labeled Allow and add any non standard port numbers in the box labeled Specified Port that you use when connecting to or hosting an FTP server. You can now separate each port number with a comma, if you use non standard port numbers for FTP services then skip this and now click OK three times then close the Trend Micro Antivirus window to recommence using your computer.