Today Skype offers cool features like chatting, file sharing, video calls, and even calls to landlines. However, your instant message history, contacts list, phone numbers, etc, are stored in plain form. Anyone who is using your PC could read this information with a special tool. Also, children are exposed to on-line dangers such as bullying, […]
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Now you can use popular U2F FIDO security keys for Windows logon. Both multi-factor and single-factor authentication use cases are supported as well. It means you can use your U2F key as a password replacement or you can setup true multi-factor authentication to unlock your dektop: U2F Key + your Windows password.
We have tried out Terminal Services Plus (TSPlus) solution for Remote Desktop access for Windows 7/8/10 with Rohos Logon Key installed. Both TSPlus web based access and MS Remote Desktop Connection application uses target Windows authentication system. This is the point where Rohos Logon Key applies 2-factor authentication control. The following screenshot demonstrates 2FA requirement […]
We have updated Rohos Logon Key for Mac to support macOS 10.13 High Sierra. Also we would like to announce soon support for U2F security keys for Mac login. What’s new: Added support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra Fixed Rohos Logon Key.app sub folders permissions conflict.
Research on Security Keys While integrating FIDO U2F key as a new authentication method to Rohos Logon Key, we have reviewed it’s features. In this article we outline the origin and history of U2F, how it works on low level, the list of capabilities and possible applications that beside authentication includes also document signature, crypto-currency, […]
Rohos Logon Key v.3.6 now allows to use T-OTP OATH codes produced by Google Authenticator for example, for Windows AD network multi-factor authentication: user account password + OTP code. OTP codes verification performed by Domain Controllers. Offline workstations are also supported. Also we are working to add FIDO U2F devices support.
Rohos Logon Key v3.5 announce now support of RFIDeas pcProx reader and KCY-125 RFID reader. This allows to implement multi-factor authentication by using a variety of RFID cards, tags, bracelets and employee ID badges of Emarine, Indala, HIDProx and other standards in Active Directory and standalone Windows workstations as well. Rohos Logon Key replaces weak […]
TeamViewer, one of the most popular remote access programs, does not offer a built-in system for two-factor authentication. When TeamViewer is launched, it generates a short password and receives from the server a short number for full access to the current computer. How dangerous is this? Is there a possibility that someone could connect to […]
Rohos Management Tools provides a secure way to setup multiple users or authentication devices. Now it is easy to setup a list users with Google Authenticator 2FA. It is also possible to automatically send an email message to each user that includes Google Authentication setup instructions. The most secure way is to use corporate email. […]
Rohos Logon Key allows to protect Windows Terminal Server by using 2-factor authentication with One-Time-Passwords. Using Google authenticator as OTP generator requires to deliver and store OTP secret key on the mobile device of end-user in mobile email, SMS or Google Authenticator application. In order to improve security you can setup your Windows Server to […]
- 2FA bypass control in Rohos Logon Key 4.8 30th June 2021
- What are strategies for protecting against two-factor authentication vulnerabilities? 5th January 2021
- New Rohos Disk Encryption app for Android to access encrypted Google Drive folders 26th December 2020
- MFA for Remote Desktop access with U2F FIDO security keys in Rohos Logon Key v.4.7 24th December 2020
- P2P encryption ownership in secure online storage products (Mega.nz, OneDrive) 1st October 2020