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captchas

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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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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Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique.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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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

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Cracking Captcha

Google TV uncovers an update, something is sucking the life from the iPhone 4S, and evil robots cannot be stopped by Captcha...or at least some of them.

By October 31, 2011

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Cracking Captcha

Google TV uncovers an update, something is sucking the life from the iPhone 4S, and evil robots cannot be stopped by Captcha...or at least some of them.

By October 31, 2011

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Outsmarted: Captcha security not much of a gotcha

Web sites including Blizzard, eBay, and Visa's Authorize.net use a flawed antibot mechanism, Stanford researchers say. They say companies should take security more seriously.

By October 31, 2011