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Wednesday, 16 April 2008 10:44

CAPTCHA is dead

Written by Nick Farell

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Hackable


The
Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart (CAPTCHA), verification method that verifies whether or not the user trying to sign up is a person or a bot can be cracked in 60 seconds.

Websense Security Labs says that the CAPTCHA used for Windows Live Mail can now be cracked in as little as 60 seconds. Apparently, in a day a bot can amass at least 1,440 accounts and send spam to multiple e-mail addresses continuously.

Hotmail is a bit of target for Spammers because the address fields are not blacklisted.

More here.
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