How is it possible that facial recognition software can work, but a reCAPTCHA can't be solved by a computer
If software can be built to recognize faces and match those faces to names, then how is that CAPTCHA works? Recognizing letters seems a lot easier than matching faces.
I have a website e-mail form. I use a custom CAPTCHA to prevent spam from robots. Despite this, I still get spam. Why? How do robots beat the CAPTCHA? Do they use some kind of advanced OCR or just ...
When offering to create a profile (for example, login+pwd) for a web service, what are the best practices one should implement to avoid mass spamming/creation of fake profiles? I am thinking about ...
I don't like writing open-ended questions but I have a quick security question. I have a PHP login script that shows a CAPTCHA on the third failed login attempts. The way I'm counting failed logins is ...
CAPTCHAs have a lot of downsides, accessibility and user friendliness are two things that are often sacrificed. I've thought of an idea that might work really well, has this ever been attempted ...
I was just thinking about how recaptcha is getting harder when I thought about another posible solution. Images won't last forever so we will need something else some day - like human logic or ...
I'm planning on making a simple discussion feature for a web framework I'm building. It should: allow anonymous posting block spam bots The obvious answer is to use a generic "captcha" plugin, ...
When is it useful to use a captcha? When is it an unnecessary hindrance? Is a captcha just a quick fix for the lazy/unexperienced programmer, or are they really the best way to prevent spam and bots? ...