Rohos Logon Key v.3.1 security features

Rohos Logon Key v3.1 introduces a number of significant changes. Now it allows to apply 2-factor authentication policy based on user list or user group membership in Active Directory. This will allow to test and implement 2-factor authentication step by step.

New features:

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Using Google Authenticator OTP for Windows login

The access to your computer or user account is usually password-protected. But sometimes it is not enough, especially, when your data requires high level of confidentiality. You don’t want to provide attackers with the chance to get hold of your most secret stuff – your data, don’t you? We has included Google Authenticator and Yubikey HOTP support into Rohos Logon Key. Now Windows login is performed in High-Safety mode by using Time based One Time Password and HOTP codes.

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Rohos Logon Key v. 2.4 handle Lion OS X . A new level of security

We are really happy to announce a beta version of Rohos Logon Key for MAC OS X Lion. Despite Apple Inc, promised to fix the issue with Authentication plugin 4 months ago, and they didnt until now. We decided to release this beta now.

Known issues:

  • We was not able to support new Lion login screen with user icons
  • Rohos replaces login screen with a generic-style – “Please Enter User name and password” (see on the screenshot)
  • Restart/Sleep buttons doesnt work for a while on the login screen

Rohos Logon Key features:

  • Two-factor authentication: PIN code + USB flash drive.
  • Transform any USB flash drive into the key to your MAC.
  • You don’t need to enter your password manually each time you unlock your Mac or system preferences.
  • Easy-to-use and configure.
  • Supports Yubikey, USB Drive,Touchatag, Bluetooth devices for authentication
  • Unlock system keychain by using USB Key.

Rohos Logon Key – Logging into OS X Lion:

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Lock/unlock your Mac with Rohos Logon Key. Video review by Alex.

One of Rohos Logon Key for Mac users, Alex, has volunteered to make a video about the program. Looks like it turned out to be a success for a young Mac user. 🙂 From his video you will learn that “Rohos Logon Key turns any USB into a key to unlock your computer.” So whenever you do not want to type in your password just like Alex has confessed, plug in your USB.

Rohos Logon Key for Mac benefits:

  1. To unlock your computer just plug in your USB
  2. Going for a break or lunch just pull the USB key out and the program will do whatever you want to (preliminary setup is required):
    1. Shut down
    2. Goes to sleep, etc.

Alex demonstrates how Rohos Logon Key looks and works on Mac:

  • Showing Rohos Preferences window
  • Setting actions upon USB key removal
  • Possibility to turn Rohos Logon Key OFF in case your USB key is stolen
  • Possibility to add new USB keys to access your computer is amazingly fast!

Thank you Alex and success to you in all your undertakings.