Saturday, 15 March 2008

Three dollars a day to solve CAPTCHAs

Source: The Register

There have been suggestions of late that miscreants have found an automated way to solve GMail's CAPTCHA protection during the sign-up process. Brad Taylor, a Google software engineer, claims that it is more likely to be done manually as a paid service. Certain Russian-language documents have been found containing instructions on CAPTCHA-solving, and stating that workers are paid upwards of three dollars per day.

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