YubiKey & BadUSB

Jakob Ehrensvärd

August 6, 2014  |  Jakob Ehrensvärd  |  Comments Off

USB

We have received a few questions with regards to “BadUSB” concept, presented at BlackHat 2014. This was picked up by wired.com, where the problem domain is somewhat expanded into a claim that the “Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken”. Although there are a few different (and known) issues presented, the main claim here is the
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YubiKey NEO Manager Application

David

April 23, 2014  |  David Maples  |  Comments Off

YubiKey-NEO-on-KeyChain-in-USB-Port

The NEO Manager cannot be used to manage NEO applets with Production version YubiKey NEOs. If your YubiKey NEO has a serial number of 3,000,000 or above, you will not be able use the YubiKey NEO Manager to view, load, reload or remove NEO Applets.   The YubiKey NEO has a lot of very cool
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Bank of America Joins FIDO Alliance

David

February 25, 2014  |  David Maples  |  Comments Off

YubiKey NEO U2F

Today, Bank of America, has joined the FIDO Alliance and been appointed to the Board of Directors. Among the world’s leading financial institutions, Bank of America is committing to FIDO standards for strong authentication, along with other leaders in the financial sector, including Discover Financial Services, MasterCard and Goldman Sachs. “Historically, strong two factor hardware
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See Yubico at RSA 2014

Ronnie Manning

February 18, 2014  |  Ronnie Manning  |  Comments Off

RSA-Conference-2014-602c200

NXP booth #1341 in the South Expo Hall Throughout the conference, Yubico will be demoing the YubiKey NEO and the industry’s first FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) Ready device at the NXP booth (Though successfully deployed inside cloud companies, FIDO enabled YubiKeys are not yet for sale for the public). We will also present the
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User-Centric ID Live

David

October 15, 2013  |  David Maples  |  Comments Off

User Centric ID Live

If you are attending User-Centric ID Live at the Washington DC Convention Center, be sure to check out the ¨Drivers and innovators: Meet leaders from the major identity initiatives¨ session today (10/15/13) from 4:00pm – 5:15pm. Our CEO and Founder, Stina Ehrensvard, will be participating on this panel with other FIDO Alliance members from Google, Blackberry, NXP Semiconductors and
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YubiKey NEO OATH Applet

David

September 25, 2013  |  David Maples  |  4 Comments

YubiKey NEO + mobile + hands - blog

Yubico is proud to announce the release of our Free YubiKey NEO applet to help with storing OATH secrets and generating OATH one time pass codes. With the increasing deployment of two step verification (e.g. GitHub this week, DropBox, Google, Microsoft, Evernote) relying on the OATH protocol, many users are concerned about using their mobile
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Yubico at TechCrunch Disrupt

Stina Ehrensvard

September 10, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  No Comments

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As a Swedish-American innovator, Yubico has been selected to represent cutting edge Swedish innovation, and will demonstrate the YubiKey NEO on Tuesday, September 10, at the Nordic Pavilion at TechCrunch Disrupt. At the event, Yubico will also outline the basics for U2F (Universal 2nd Factor); the new online security standards initiative, developed by Google, Yubico
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YubiKey in Fashion – Win a Laptop!

Stina Ehrensvard

August 28, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  No Comments

Lucy with YubiKey in earring (small)

Lucy in the picture above is wearing her back-up Yubikey in her ear. How are you using your YubiKey? Send us your cool, fun or serious and useful YubiKey stories in any form that can be posted on our Facebook page; pictures, videos, quotes, links to blogs and Twitter feeds… All applicants that present the
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Expanding YubiKey Keyboard Support

Alvin

July 24, 2013  |  Alvin Toh  |  1 Comment

keyboard

Hi. We’ve had a few queries about using the YubiKey with various keyboard layouts, so we thought we’ll spend some time describing the different methods available to do that. Like a USB keyboard, YubiKeys work via inputting scan codes as opposed to actual characters. This means that when you type, the keyboard only sends the
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Best vaccine for mobile viruses

Stina Ehrensvard

July 9, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  No Comments

Blog - mobile

A security research team at Bluebox have unveiled a vulnerability in Android, claiming that malware can get full access to the mobile operating system and applications. The complete details are not yet public, so the Yubico security team does not know how such an attack would work. But we know for sure that we will see more sophisticated mobile malware attacks in the near future. For
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Yubico named Gartner Cool Vendor

Stina Ehrensvard

May 8, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  No Comments

YubiKey NEO + mobile + hands - blog

Yubico has been named a “Cool Vendor in NFC 2013″ by Gartner, Inc., one of the world’s leading information technology research and advisory companies. Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products & services.  Yubico is recognized for the
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Meet Yubico at RSA Conference

David

February 19, 2013  |  David Maples  |  No Comments

rsaconference-secondary-cropped

The Yubico team will be attending the RSA conference in San Francisco, February 25th – 28th. We will have the YubiKey NEO on demonstration, featuring NFC functions like the OATH TOTP generator for Android and LastPass. Come see us at the OATH Pavillion, Booth #829. To get a free entrance to the exhibits, please use coupon code
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Google protocol & Yubico identity vision

Stina Ehrensvard

January 21, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  22 Comments

Stina Ehrensvard + YubiKey 2013 varmer (crop)

Wired Magazine recently announced that Google is working on a new identity protocol as an alternative to legacy username/password login. The protocol is designed to be integrated across a wide range of authentication hardware, including SIM cards, Yubikey NEOs or a ring you carry on your finger. It is primarily based on open standards, so not
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Internet identity and the safety belt

Stina Ehrensvard

January 21, 2013  |  Stina Ehrensvard  |  No Comments

Blog - seatbelt 1

60 years ago the car industry and our society faced a security problem similar to the challenges facing online identity today. It was a time when the car changed our modern society by delivering on its promise of freedom and speed, but security and safety measures were overlooked; there were no seatbelts in cars. In
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Securing OATH secrets on Android

Yubico Team

January 16, 2013  |  Yubico Team  |  5 Comments

Android + OATH

Some people are concerned about the risk of storing cryptographic secrets on Android devices – for example, those used to generate One Time Passcodes (OTP) from Google Authenticator.  The production YubiKey NEO is the perfect companion to Android devices with NFC support.  By bringing your YubiKey NEO close to the back of the Android device
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YubiKey NEO Composite Device

David

December 26, 2012  |  David Maples  |  2 Comments

YubiKey NEO for blog

The YubiKey NEO differs from the standard YubiKey as it can become a composite USB device – presenting both a HID (Keyboard) and CCID (SmartCard) device to the host.  This allows us to support all the great features of the standard YubiKey and add new support for SmartCard functions.  Our last NEO post described the
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YubiKey NEO and OpenPGP

Yubico Team

December 18, 2012  |  Yubico Team  |  15 Comments

YubiKey NEO production launch

In this post, we will take you through the steps to enable the YubiKey NEO’s OpenPGP applet on a production YubiKey NEO. YubiKey NEOs are currently shipped with an OpenPGP applet already installed but disabled. You will need to enable the Applet functionality of the YubiKey NEO before you can use the OpenPGP applet. To
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YubiKey NEO in production

Yubico Team

November 6, 2012  |  Yubico Team  |  22 Comments

YubiKey NEO + mobile + hands - blog

We know you have been waiting a long time for the production launch of our YubiKey NEO, and we are very happy to announce our plan to start shipping the production versions of the YubiKey NEO by December 10th. We are already accepting orders for the YubiKey NEO, so place your order today to get
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RFiD and the YubiKey NEO

Yubico Team

November 1, 2012  |  Yubico Team  |  No Comments

YubiKey NEO for blog

When Yubico first introduced the YubiKey RFiD in 2009, it provided users with an unmatched integration of physical and network security. Many facilities with existing RFiD based security systems have integrated the RFiD YubiKey into their systems, allowing users to use one device to access their office space as well as network account. The RFiD
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