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OpenPGP 2.x Smartcard Lifetime?

What's the average lifetime of using an OpenPGP 2.x Smartcard with an USB Reader (Gemalto K30)? And does the USB (SIM) reader has a significant influence on the smartcards lifetime? (Because the chip ...
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How to reimport gpg key replaced by stub

I've got a subkey which was moved to a card. This resulted in replacing it with a stub in the local keychain. This means every time I try to use that subkey, I get: gpg: public key decryption failed: ...
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Working example of two-factor authentication using smart card and pcsc-lite?

I have a laptop (Dell) with a smart card reader. I'm trying to get it to do two-factor authentication with Linux. Here's the hardware: $ opensc-tool -n Using reader with a card: Broadcom 5880 ...
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Firefox Smartcard Certificate Import error

I recently bought myself a Smartcard-HSM (which is of importance here because it doesn't allow export or import of private keys). Now I've used the "famous" XCA application to create a small CA on ...
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What are the ssh-keygen -D and -U parameters for? How are they used with smartcards?

The ssh-keygen manpage lists the following two parameters: -D reader = Download the RSA public key stored in the smartcard in reader. -U reader = Upload an existing RSA private key into the ...
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SmartCard readers used in Citrix Application

This is a strange one. We deliver an application via Citrix, and the application uses a SmarCard reader for auth since the last update. The user logs in with Username/Password in the Webb-interface ...
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Can I authenticate a smart card from another company on my domain?

I have a smart card that was issued by my company. I have AD setup at my house, and I login remotely via terminal server/client. I would like to be able to log in via smart card only. Is it possible ...
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Error with GPG Smartcard fetching public subkey

I'm trying to setup an OpenPGP smartcard using a YubiKey. It's a YubiKey 4, so in theory should accept a 4096 bit secret key, but I'm using 2048 bit subkeys. I have a master key (set for cert only), ...
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Use EMV-enabled Credit Card (chip card) for Windows Smart Card log-in?

I have a USB Smart Card Reader and a Credit Card with Smart Chip (EMV) on it. So I was wondering if I can associate this card to my Windows Administrator profile (local user account) and use it as a ...
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3DES_CMAC encryption using online tools or OpenSSL

I have a smart card that claims that its mutual authentication is based on 3DES_CMAC algorithm. In the first step, the user sends a random number to the card and the card calculate the encrypted ...
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How do I stop Windows from flooding smartcard with APDUs

Whenever I put a smartcard in/on my smartcard reader Windows (7 Prof, x64) immediately starts flooding it with APDUs possibly trying to identify the type of the card (SELECT and READ_DATA commands). ...
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Can I read a smartcard in a virtual machine?

My employer requires a smartcard to login to their web-based remote working platform. I want to access this platform by using a Remote Desktop Connection on to my Windows 7 Virtual Machine, with the ...
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Windows 8 Login configuration

I have a requirement where I use a smart card to login in Windows 8. (In windows-7, as was mentioned in SO answers, I know that I can configure smart-card login.) Or where do I see the ...
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Prevent device from being ejected (Windows 10 Pro)

I have a fixed device (5.25 device), a smartcard reader, that is ejectable and appears in "safe removal". The problem is that if I misclick this smartcard reader while is about to eject a USB memory, ...
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Virtualbox loses USB connectivity with SmartCard Reader

I'm running VirtualBox inside Ubuntu 13.10 and having issues with USB connection stability. Guest operating system is Debian 7.0 and the USB device I'm trying to work with is a ACS USB card reader ...
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Caching SmartCard PIN in Windows XP

I am installing an application for signing scanned documents with a smart card certificate. The trouble is that the application is asking for the PIN for each document it has to sign, and it is not ...
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Smart Card: How to read file header?

I'm working with ISO 14443-4 cards and using APDU commands to communicate with them. By reading the book Smart Card Handbook, I found that files are composed of a header and a body. Using SELECT ...
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Chrome cannot use Virtual Smart Card, IE works fine

In Chrome under Windows 8.1, when logging in to a site that requires a certificate, and trying to use a Virtual Smart Card, I'm getting the message "The security device cannot perform the requested ...
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cannot login with with ad credentials

I cannot login on my laptop with my AD account, only with my smart card. This happened only after I changed my AD account password. If i lock my laptop while I'm logged with my smart card, I can ...