0x80100068 The smart card has been reset

Things are certainly getting more interesting with Windows 8.1. At the moment we cannot manage the PIN on the ITA-CNS card, meaning that using the opensc-tools to change the pin, results in the following failure:  0x80100068 The smart card has been reset, so any shared state information is invalid. The OpenSC community has been kind enought to give us some pointers on where to...
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Testing the latest OpenSC-GUI for ITA-CNS under OSX 10.9

Installing the software is simple enough. Just double click the installer under OSX. Removing the application to test other versions is also pretty easy. Simply drag the application to the trash can. The installed OpenSC-GUI app can be found here: Once the application has started the GUI tool can be used to unblock the PIN or changwe the PIN. By right clicking on the icon in the top...
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Getting Internet Explorer to work with OpenSC: Part 4

Recently we have come across another issue that has made this project a challenge.   Windows 7, 32 bit OpenSC-GUI: OpenSC-GUI runnung in the systray + trying to use Internet Explorer to login creates a deadlock. The OpenSC-GUI needs to be terminated. Not working properly Firefox installation script works, however there is a deadlock as well, the OpenSC GUI needs to...
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Getting Internet Explorer to work with OpenSC: Part 3

It seems as though getting Inter Explorer to work is tricker than expected, especially when it comes to using our European Health Insurance Card.To sum up, we have everything working correctly for the 32 bit version of Windows. Getting it to work is pretty simple since the patches are now upstream and the latest OpenSC installers should "just work". However we still need a small registry tweak...
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Getting Internet Explorer to work with OpenSC: Part 2

In our previous blogpost that can be found here: Getting Internet Explorer to work Part 1  issues were discussed that were causing the authentication to eGOv websites to fail when using the Italian CNS. We are happy to report that this issue has been resolved. Problems were being caused because only the 64 bit drivers were being installed during testing. While the certificates...
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