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Apr 27, 2015
YubiKey NEO OpenPGP Security Bug
Yubico recently learned of a security issue with the OpenPGP Card applet project that is used in the YubiKey NEO. If you are not using OpenPGP, or have the OpenPGP applet version 1.0.10 or later, this vulnerability does not apply to you. The OpenPGP Card applet defect was inherited from the open-source software project “javacardopenpgp.” The …
Feb 24, 2015
Does Key Size Really Matter in Cryptography?
One of the most interesting and useful aspects of the YubiKey NEO and NEO-n is that they can act as a smart card and come pre-loaded with a bunch of interesting applications, such as an implementation of OpenPGP Card. Many end-users like this functionality, but some question the key lengths. It’s an expected cryptographic question …
Jan 30, 2015
We Love Third-Party Validation!
It’s always rewarding when you see third-party validation of your company’s product, and that is why today started off so well. In separate articles published today, Yubico’s YubiKey was highlighted for its tight security and ease of use by authors Don Sambandaraksa at TelecomAsia.net, which is aimed at the telecom market, and Greg Harvey, co-founder …
Jul 18, 2014
YubiKey NEO Updates
UPDATE: YubiKeys with serial numbers 2624253 to 2624449 and 2624801 to 2625499 are also not configured with fixed card manager keys. Our YubiKey NEO, is a JavaCard-based product. The NEO has a set of card manager keys that allows you to delete/add/update the software “applets” running on the NEO, through the Global Platform interface. We …
Dec 26, 2012
YubiKey NEO Composite Device
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 …
Dec 18, 2012
YubiKey NEO and OpenPGP
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 …