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The 404 1,198: Where we captcha your mace face (podcast)

The week leading up to the Super Bowl is the only time people seek out and watch commercials, but a rejected PornHub submission that's surprisingly safe for work is using the Internet as its consolation prize.

By January 30, 2013

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Ep. 1198: Where we captcha your mace face

The week leading up to the Super Bowl is the only time people seek out and watch commercials, but a rejected PornHub submission that's surprisingly safe for work is using the Internet as its consolation prize.

By January 30, 2013

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​How to make folders private on a Windows 8.1 family PC

Choosing File Explorer's "Stop sharing" option doesn't prevent other administrator accounts from accessing your default folders for pictures, documents, videos, and music. Here's how to privatize your personal folders on a multiuser PC.

By May 9, 2014

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The 'I hate passwords' guide

Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique. Here's how to make the best of a bad situation while we wait for services to get serious about verifying identities.

By April 29, 2014

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Best CAPTCHAs that won't break your head

Don't you hate those CAPTCHAs that leave you squinting at the screen in irritated bewilderment? Here are some systems that are a little more user friendly.

8 Images By October 29, 2012

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New CAPTCHA tests your empathy skills

A new kind of CAPTCHA tests your humanity — literally — by asking you to identify the "right" emotion in situations of civil rights violations.

By October 8, 2012

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Pingrid: password security based on pattern recognition

Pingrid is a password system that aims to increase your online security by changing your password every time by having you enter a pattern on a grid.

By March 17, 2014

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Snapchat now makes sure you're a real person

The photo-sharing site offers a new twist to the standard captcha to ensure you're not a bot looking to harvest user information.

By January 22, 2014

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Snapchat's new verification already hacked

Security researcher shows that the service's new "find the ghost" system to prove that you're a human and not a bot can be easily tricked.

By January 22, 2014

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CAPTCHA systems easy to foil, security firm finds

Imperva study finds CAPTCHAs, designed to keep spambots off Web sites, can easily be broken by humans and can turn people away if they are difficult or annoying to complete.

By June 18, 2012