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Submission + - CAPTCHA Busted? Company Claims to Have Broken Protection System (sciencemag.org) 1

sciencehabit writes: A software company called Vicarious claims to have created a computer algorithm that can solve CAPTCHA with greater than 90% accuracy. If true, the advance would represent a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence. It would also mean that the internet will have to start looking for a new security system. The problem, however, is that Vicarious has provided little evidence for its claims, though some well-known scientists are behind the work.
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CAPTCHA Busted? Company Claims to Have Broken Protection System

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It is masked but always present. I don't know who built to it. It came before the first kernel.