April 16, 2008

I hate spam: Spambot cracks Live Hotmail CAPTCHA

Apparently the CAPTCHA for Windows Live Mail can be cracked in as little as 60 seconds and Gmail’s CAPTCHA has also been cracked.

Does this mean the beginning of the end for CAPTCHA?

There are some other interesting solutions to spambots out there, it’ll be interesting to see the future landscape of this infestation and the methods used to prevent it.

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