Author: Alvin Toh

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S. American Bank Deploys YubiKeys

Financial transactions and banking are top targets for online criminals and one simple stolen password can wreak havoc on one’s online identity. Yubico and SwissBytes are proud to announce that Bolivia-based Banco Ganadero has successfully implemented and deployed SwissBytes Virtual Box (SB-VBOX) with integrated YubiKey second-factor authentication to secure online banking services for its customers.

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Oct 21, 2013

Yubico at Internet Identity Workshop

Meet Yubico at the 17th annual Internet Identity Workshop next week from 10/22-10/24! Better known as IIW, the workshop is an un-conference at the Computer History Museum, in the heart of Silicon Valley. IIW gathers developers, thought leaders and interested parties moving both code and conversation forward for online identity initiatives and standards. Yubico has been a long term supporter of open

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Oct 16, 2013

YubiSwitch and the YubiKey Nano

Ever felt like disabling the output of a YubiKey so you won’t trigger it accidentally? If you’re a Mac OS X user, you’re in luck! Angelo “pallotron” Failla has written an application that runs on the OS X status bar that automatically disables your YubiKey after a period of inactivity. Here’s a screen capture of

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Aug 1, 2013

YubiKey Neo and Claws Mail

In an earlier post, we went through the steps of enabling and setting up the OpenPGP applet on a production YubiKey NEO. In this post, we’ll be expanding on how to use it with Claws Mail to sign and encrypt emails, one of the main uses of PGP encryption. Claws Mail is an open source

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Expanding YubiKey Keyboard Support

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