Tag: Apple

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How to add YubiKeys to Apple ID: A step-by-step guide

With Apple’s launch of support for security keys as a part of their iOS 16.3 update, users can now register their YubiKeys to their iCloud account. By taking this simple step, users can significantly increase their security – even if their iCloud account password is stolen.  Security keys are phishing-resistant because they require proof of

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Available now: Security key support for Apple ID on iOS 16.3

We have exciting news for our Apple users: just yesterday, as part of iOS 16.3, Apple announced the general availability of security key support for Apple ID accounts — so grab your iPhone and your YubiKey and turn it on today!  Check out our support center here for a step-by-step guide and setup instructions on how to

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Apple announces upcoming support for security keys: A look at the past, present and future of Advanced Protection with YubiKeys

In 2022, if one thing has been proven, it has been made very clear that not all multi-factor authentication (MFA) is created equal. Vulnerabilities with legacy forms of MFA, such as SMS, TOTPs, and mobile-based apps, continue to be the target and victims of data breaches, with attackers taking aim in record numbers in 2022.

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Yubico Pioneers the Simplification of Smartcard Support on Mobile for iOS

Yubico is committed to enabling YubiKey integrations for all of our technology partners and enterprise customers with the least amount of friction and time-to-market as possible. With this goal in mind, we are very excited to announce the public general availability of our Yubico Authenticator for iOS app that now supports YubiKey-based smartcard login alongside

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Sep 20, 2016

YubiKey Smart Card Support For macOS Sierra

Have you ever wanted to use your YubiKey to protect your Mac? Starting today, PIV-enabled YubiKeys can be used to log in to your Mac and your Keychain on macOS Sierra without complex configurations or software. Up until the release of Mac OS X Lion (10.7) in July 2011, Apple included native support for login

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When Will YubiKey NEO Work with iPhone 6 NFC?

Yubico has heard this question a lot over the past days since the iPhone 6 was released with NFC support. The answer would be “now” if Apple had an open ecosystem, but that likely won’t be the case for another 12-16 months. But put a pushpin on your roadmap, the YubiKey NEO will be a multi-factor authentication

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Sep 7, 2014

Welcome to the Future, It’s about to Get Really Interesting…

This week ushered in my start with Yubico and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of what is going on here. The challenge in any new job is that while your colleagues are at a full-on run, you’re still learning how to walk. But after five days, I do know I better catch

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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