Using the Data Theft Prevention feature of Trend Micro Security

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Solution ID Last Updated
1059133 Date : 2014/10/08 Time:6:01 AM , (PST)


Product/Version Platform
Titanium Internet Security - 2011, 2012, 2013;2014;Titanium Maximum Security - 2011, Titanium Maximum Security - 2012, Titanium Maximum Security - 2013;Titanium Maximum Security - 2014;Titanium Maximum Security Premium Edition - 2012;Titanium Premium Security - 2013;Titanium Premium Security - 2014;Trend Micro Internet Security - 2015;Trend Micro Maximum Security - 2015;Trend Micro Premium Security - 2015;
Windows - 7 32-bit, 7 64-bit, 8 32-bit, 8 64-bit, Vista 32-bit, Vista 64-bit, XP Home, XP Professional, 8.1 32-bit, 8.1 64-bit

Problem Description

Learn how to enable the Data Theft Prevention feature of your Trend Micro Security program. This feature lets you protect sensitive data or information from being sent through the Internet. This also prevents hackers and spyware from stealing your information.

Solution

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I'm using Trend Micro Maximum Security or Internet Security 2015

To use the Data Theft Prevention feature of Trend Micro Security 2015, follow the steps below:
  1. Open the main console of your Trend Micro program. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Trend Micro system tray icon.
  2. Click the Privacy tab.
    Privacy
  3. Click Configure button beside Data Theft Prevention.
    Configure
  4. Click OK on the Introduction page.
    Introduction
  5. Drag the slider to ON to enable Data Theft Prevention.
    Slider
  6. Type the information that you want to protect in the Enter data to protect field.
    Enter data to protect
    Note:
    • It is advised to enter at least 8 digits of your Credit Card number.
    • The fields are case-sensitive. Example: "ABC" is different from "abc".
  7. Click New Category to add more categories.
    New Category
  8. Click OK to save your settings.

 

I'm using Titanium Maximum Security or Internet Security 2014

To use the Data Theft Prevention feature of Titanium 2014, watch a video tutorial or follow the steps below:
  1. Open the main console of your Titanium program. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Trend Micro system tray icon.
  2. Click the Data tab.
    Data tab
  3. Click Data Theft Prevention.
    Data Theft Prevention
  4. Type your Titanium password, then click OK.
    Type your password
  5. Drag the slider to ON to enable Data Theft Prevention.
    Move the slider
  6. Type the information that you want to protect in the Enter data to protect field.
    Enter data to protect
    Note:
    • It is advised to enter at least 8 digits of your Credit Card number.
    • The fields are case-sensitive. Example: "ABC" is different from "abc".
  7. Click New Category to add more categories.
    New category
  8. Click OK to save your settings.

 

I’m using Titanium Maximum Security or Internet Security 2013

To use the Data Theft Prevention feature of Titanium 2013, watch a video tutorial or follow the steps below:
  1. Open the main console of your Titanium program. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Trend Micro system tray icon.
  2. Click the Data tab.
    Click Data tab
  3. Click Data Theft Prevention.
    Click Data Theft Prevention
  4. Type your Titanium password, then click OK.
    Type your password
  5. Drag the slider to ON to enable Data Theft Prevention.
    Drag the slider
  6. Type the information that you want to protect in the Enter data to protect field.
    Enter data to protect
    Note:
    • It is advised to enter at least 8 digits of your Credit Card number.
    • The fields are case-sensitive. Example: "ABC" is different from "abc".
  7. Click New Category to add more categories.
    Add new category
  8. Click OK to save your settings.

 

I’m using Titanium Maximum Security or Internet Security 2012

  1. Open the main console of your Titanium program. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Titanium icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Titanium icon on your system tray near the clock.
  2. Click Tools.
    Click Tools
  3. Click Data Theft Prevention.
    Click Data Theft Prevention
  4. Type your password, then click OK.
    The Data Theft Prevention window will appear. You will see the following pre-defined categories:
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Credit card
  5. Click ON to enable the categories.
    Click ON
  6. Type the details in the Enter data to protect field beside each category.
    Type data to protect
    Note:
    • It is advised to enter at least 8 digits of your Credit Card number.
    • The fields are case-sensitive. Example: "ABC" is different from "abc".
  7. Click New Category if you want to add more categories.
    Add new category
  8. Click OK to save your settings.

 

I'm using Titanium Maximum Security 2011

  1. Open the main console of your Titanium program. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Titanium icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Titanium icon in your system tray near your computer’s clock.
  2. Click Tools.
  3. Click Data Theft Prevention.
  4. Type your password, then click OK.
    The Data Theft Prevention window will appear. You will see the following pre-defined catagories:
    • Email address
    • Phone number ·
    • Credit card
      Data to Protect
  5. Type the details in the Enter data to protect field beside each category.
    Note:
    • It is advised to enter at least 8 digits of your Credit Card number.
    • The fields are case-sensitive. Example: "ABC" is different from "abc".
  6. Click New Category if you want to add more categories.
    Add more category
  7. Click OK to save your settings.


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