The application was previously namedWindowsLogin tool, when you log in to Windows 7, windows 8.1 or windows 10 PC with a local account, MFA is provided in the new version. However, it does not apply to local windows accounts managed by azure active directory (AAD) or active directory (AD).
However, yubikey MFA is still an option for organizations with aad or ad ecosystem, and when users can use devices bundled to cloud aad in azure ad preview, they can authenticate accounts without entering a password. In addition, the account managed by ad supports yubikey authentication as a PIV compliant smart card.
Yubikey hardware authentication device made by yubico has been one of windows Hello compatible security hardware since 2017. It allows users to log in to their devices using NFC and two factor authentication options. In addition, yubico login for Windows allows users to configure the security key of yubico to protect local OS accounts. It should be mentioned that up to 10 users are allowed to perform this configuration.