Finally it is possible to use Nitrokey on Android smartphones. OpenKeychain, the popular Android app for OpenPGP encryption, supports Nitrokey. You can use your private keys on your Nitrokey to encrypt, decrypt and sign emails using OpenKeychain.
Our Nitrokey App, which is the GUI used for one-time passwords, password safe and Nitrokey Storage, has been completely restructured and has undergone tons of bug-fixes. The low-level device interface has been moved into the new libnitrokey, which can be directly integrated into your own applications.
Due to technical limitations Nitrokey’s one-time passwords previously couldn’t be used to login to Amazon Web Services (AWS). But now with the Nitrokey Pro 0.8 (released in November 2016), one-time passwords can also be used to protect your AWS account.
privacyIDEA is a modular authentication server that can be used to enhance the security of existing applications such as local login, VPN, remote access, SSH connections, and access to web sites and web portals with second factor authentication. privacyIDEA runs on Linux and is completely open source, licensed under the AGPLv3.
We are very proud to announce the availability of the long anticipated Nitrokey Storage. From now on the new Nitrokey Storage can be ordered in our online shop.
The Nitrokey Storage is our new flagship device with exciting new features:
During our crowdfunding campaign last year we estimated the shipping date of the Nitrokey Storage would be 2 May 2016. As we have previously mentioned, the time-critical aspect of the project is the development of the plastic casing. We have already made three revisions to the design of the casing and this week we received the latest sample of the casing. Unfortunately the casing isn't ready yet which is why we have had to postpone the release date of the Nitrokey Storage to June.
Our crowdfunding campaign is now over and we are pleased to announce that we raised €25,000. A round of applause goes to the 187 supporters who made this possible! The project is on track and we plan to ship the final Nitrokey Storage devices at 2nd May 2016.
An ordinary key file (e.g. GnuPG key ring) can be stolen if your computer is lost or compromised. Using a strong (and usually difficult to remember) password can help unless your computer is infected with a keylogger or if the attacker discovers your password through other means. Nitrokey protects your private keys from being stolen in both instances.