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What’s yubikey-personalization-gui.exe (YubiKey Personalization Tool)? Is it safe or a virus?

The yubikey-personalization-gui.exe app by Yubico AB is the YubiKey Personalization Tool, which allows users to configure and customize their YubiKey devices.

With this tool, users can set up their YubiKeys for various authentication and security purposes, such as two-factor authentication and secure login access. The app provides a graphical user interface for easy navigation and configuration, making it user-friendly for individuals to personalize their YubiKey devices according to their specific security needs.

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the yubikey-personalization-gui.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find yubikey-personalization-gui.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior

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Who makes yubikey-personalization-gui.exe (YubiKey Personalization Tool)?

We’ve found Yubico AB should be the publisher of yubikey-personalization-gui.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: April 16, 2024

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