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CES 2019: Mobvoi announces TicWatch E2 and S2, fitness-focused Google Wear OS watches

The Apple Watch is clearly the best smartwatch for iPhone users while the Samsung Galaxy Watch may be the best for Android users. Mobvoi’s previous offerings were the best Google Wear OS watches I’ve tested so these two new choices may be compelling for those who like Google’s wearable platform. Today at CES, Mobvoi announced two new Wear OS smartwatches,… Read more →

New tool automates phishing attacks that bypass 2FA

Image: Piotr Duszyński A new penetration testing tool published at the start of the year by a security researcher can automate phishing attacks with an ease never seen before and can even blow through login operations for accounts protected by two-factor authentication (2FA). Named Modlishka –the English pronunciation of the Polish word for mantis– this new tool was created by… Read more →

Singapore must be tougher on firms that treat security as value-add service

If recent events involving consumers’ personal details are anything to go by, they should signal an urgent need for the Singapore government to get tougher on businesses that fail to take security seriously and exhibit gross callousness in the way they manage customer data.  Far too often, careless oversights and bad business practices are the source of lapses in cybersecurity… Read more →

More details emerge on Citrix’s plans for Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop

Credit: Microsoft When Microsoft announced its Windows Virtual Desktop service at its Ignite conference in September, company officials insisted there still would be a place for its established virtualization partners like Citrix. (Some industry watchers have been skeptical that Citrix would still be as important a partner to Microsoft with the Microsoft’s launch of its more robust virtualization service.) This week… Read more →