Sirin Labs Finney mobile phone with cyber security features launched in Singapore

The Finney phone, which is also aimed at making the use of cryptocurrency more secure, will be sold at the Courts outlet in Funan from October.
The Finney phone, which is also aimed at making the use of cryptocurrency more secure, will be sold at the Courts outlet in Funan from October.PHOTO: YOUTUBE/SIRIN LABS

SINGAPORE - That mobile phone you whip out to do banking transactions when tapping a public Wi-Fi signal may also be a way in for hackers up to mischief.

Concerns over cyber attacks have prompted technology companies to look at solutions, from simple mobile applications to the use of VPN to encrypt data. But these solutions require users to download apps, which can slow down the functions of the phone.

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