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Daniel ~ 27th February, 2008 09:15 PM

Gotcha, CAPTCHA! Gmail bot detector system cracked
 
Written by Daniel
Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Gotcha, CAPTCHA! Gmail bot detector system cracked

By Jacqui Cheng | Published: February 26, 2008 - 01:41PM CT
ARS Technica

The Gmail CAPTCHA has been cracked—albeit not easily—raising new concerns about spammers' ability to abuse Google's e-mail services. [Front page...]

Aedan 28th February, 2008 10:53 AM

It isn't difficult to defeat CAPTCHAs... You hire a bunch of people in developing nations to read the CAPTCHAs for you.

ccperf721p 28th February, 2008 03:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Áedán (Post 469848)
It isn't difficult to defeat CAPTCHAs... You hire a bunch of people in developing nations to read the CAPTCHAs for you.

LOL. Not sure why that was funny but then I had this odd thought after reading it.. Bood Light.

Anyway, I'm fairly impressed with the 25% success rate, I'm only at 50% success rate while looking at directly at the CAPTCHA..


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