Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Security

Submission + - Breaking CAPTCHA with automated humans (troyhunt.com)

troyhunt writes: "We’ve all become accustomed to dealing with CAPTCHAs during the signup process for all sorts of different online accounts where the service owner wants protection from automation via bots. The basis of CAPTCHA is that it takes a human to solve; but what if we automate the humans? And then multithreaded them to work in parallel? Turns out the entire process can be implemented very easily and very cheaply such that CAPTCHAs can be circumvented for a fraction of a cent each."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Breaking CAPTCHA with automated humans

Comments Filter:

How many Unix hacks does it take to change a light bulb? Let's see, can you use a shell script for that or does it need a C program?

Working...