Spam ahoy: Gmail CAPTCHA cracked

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Spam ahoy: Gmail CAPTCHA cracked

The CAPTCHA system on the gmail sign-up form has been cracked, which means spammers will now have another avenue to annoy the world by being able to take advantage of Google's free email service.

According to ArsTechnica, cracking the system was not easy resulting in a 20% success rate. That doesn't sound very high but consider that this is an automated process which can manage tens of  hundreds of attempts simultaneously.

Full Story at Ars Technica.

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Kim OJ

Thursday 28th February 2008 | 11:15 AM

Well... that sucks pretty bad, but I expect Google will do some fixin'

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Wednesday 3rd February 2010 | 01:56 AM

It's terrible. How сат I know how good CAPTCHA is that is used in php form

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