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Oct 25, 2017

iPhone support for YubiKey OTP via NFC

Will my YubiKey NEO work on iPhones now that iOS 11 added some NFC support? It’s a fair question – one that we’ve been getting a lot of. This blog explains some of the details about iPhone support for YubiKey OTP to help bring some clarity to YubiKey users. First, it’s important to understand the

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A Milestone for Wireless U2F

The FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) protocol passed a significant milestone last month. They added new transport protocols that emphatically answer questions about support for mobile devices. Yubico is a leading contributor to the U2F specs, including the USB transport and the new specs for Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC). We are now excited

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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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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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Best Vaccine for Mobile Device Viruses

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’s Vision for Secure Online Identities

Wired Magazine recently announced that Google is working on a new online authentication initiative as an alternative to legacy username/password login. Yubico is the core inventor behind this protocol, designed to be integrated across a wide range of devices, including YubiKeys, to solve some of the fundamental problems with online identity. And these are problems

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Nov 1, 2012

RFiD and the YubiKey NEO

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