Coolest hardware authentication device ever from Yubico.

I’m not typically a big fan of hardware tokens, but I discovered a neat little device at IIW that takes the cake when it comes to hardware based authentication. The YubiCard is a incredibly small device; requires no drivers at all and doesn’t need a LCD screen. In addition to being the coolest hardware token I have ever seen it has to be one of the cheapest to produce.

The way it works is that you plug it into any USB port on your computer; then when you go to a website to login all you have to do is tab over to the password field and touch your YubiCard (No buttons, it’s touch sensitive), then the YubiCard “types” in your one-time-password for you just as if it were a keyboard device.

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