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Breaking CAPTCHA

Breaking CAPTCHA

Posted Mar 21, 2008 2:39 UTC (Fri) by lipak (guest, #43911)
Parent article: Breaking CAPTCHA

> Various techniques have been tried in the past to circumvent
> CAPTCHAs, with the most successful ones using humans. 

I was surprised to see that the article did not explicitly link to
the AI approaches to breaking CAPTCHAs which are listed at the end of Some of these papers are quite old and date
back to the time when CAPTCHAs first started appearing on the 'net
about 5 years ago.

It may just be that computers have become faster over the past five
years *and* the programs have had time to gather enough data to enable
the above approaches to increase their success rate.


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