SOURCE: Firstrade Securities Inc.

September 18, 2007 18:17 ET

Firstrade Provides Free Online Security Software for All Customers

QUEENS, NY--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - Firstrade Securities Inc., a top-ranked online brokerage, is announcing a free online security package that will ensure a secure online environment for all of its customers. Firstrade will offer the comprehensive Trend Micro™ AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2007 software package from Trend Micro Inc., a leader in network antivirus and Internet content software and services, free of charge for all of the brokerage firm's customers.

"Our customers are focused on and should be concerned about online security," said John Liu, President and CEO of Firstrade. "We partnered with Trend Micro in order to provide our customers with the tools necessary to protect themselves, not only when conducting business on our website, but when conducting any online transactions. And Trend Micro is one of the best products available for online protection."

Through the agreement with Trend Micro, Firstrade customers will be able to receive the software and ongoing updates at no charge for one year. The software is available to all Firstrade customers, regardless of the size of their accounts or the number of trades made. Customers will just need to log into their Firstrade accounts and visit Firstrade's Security Center to download the free Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware package, which retails for $39.95.

About Firstrade

Founded in 1985, Firstrade is a pioneer in online trading and leads the brokerage industry with a combination of low costs and a high level of customer service for the value-driven investment portfolio containing stocks, bonds, mutual funds and options. Firstrade offers stock trades at the highly competitive rate of $6.95 each and is the only online broker that has both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese Language websites and customer support. For more, visit

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated is a pioneer in secure content and threat management. Founded in 1988, Trend Micro provides individuals and organizations of all sizes with award-winning security software, hardware and services. With headquarters in Tokyo and operations in more than 30 countries, Trend Micro solutions are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and service providers worldwide. For additional information and evaluation copies of Trend Micro products and services, visit the website at

Contact Information

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    Firstrade Securities Inc.
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    (718) 269-1563