Tag: hardware

YubiHSM

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What is phishing?

The common element among phishing attacks is the disguised identity of the attackers. In phishing attacks, spoofed texts or emails appear to originate from a trusted sender, fake websites resemble those the victim trusts, and URLs are often disguised using foreign character sets. Common features of phishing emails Typically, a phishing attack aims to get

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Yubico Reveals First Biometric YubiKey at Microsoft Ignite

Today, at Microsoft Ignite, Yubico is excited to preview the long-awaited YubiKey Bio. It is the first YubiKey that will support fingerprint recognition for secure and seamless passwordless logins, which has been a top requested feature from many of our YubiKey users. The YubiKey Bio delivers the convenience of biometric login with the added benefits

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What’s New in YubiKey Firmware 5.2.3

When we launched the YubiKey 5Ci on August 20, we also introduced a new firmware to the YubiKey 5 Series: version 5.2.3. Currently, this firmware is only being shipped in the YubiKey 5Ci, however, we expect to roll out this version to all YubiKey 5 Series devices over the next month. While it is a

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Why 2018 will be the year for authentication hardware

A journalist recently asked me why the world is seeing the return of hardware authentication. My response is that hardware actually never went away. Today, there is no more prevalent form of user verification than hardware. If there had been an easier and more secure way to deploy and revoke user credentials for billions of

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May 16, 2016

Secure Hardware vs. Open Source

Recently there have been discussions regarding Yubico’s OpenPGP implementation on the YubiKey 4. While open source and security remains central to our mission, we think some clarifications and context around current OpenPGP support would be beneficial to explain what we are doing, why, and how it reflects our commitment to improved security and open source. To

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YubiKey & BadUSB

Updated Oct. 22, 2014 to include information on Security Key We have received a few questions with regards to “BadUSB” concept and the YubiKey, 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

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Changes to the YubiKey VIP

We’ve made some changes to the YubiKey VIP! Previously, the YubiKey VIP came with a Symantec VIP credential used with services that support the Symantec VIP second factor authentication. If you wanted to use the YubiKey with a YubiCloud service (such as LastPass) you would need to add a YubiCloud credential to the YubiKey VIP.