CAPTCHA Crack in the Wild

Posted by Keith McMillan

February 7, 2008 | 1 Comment

Last week, I posted about Yahoo’s CAPTCHA being cracked with a 30% success rate.

This week, Computerworld is reporting that Microsoft’s CAPTCHA, used for “proving” that users of their Live Mail service are people.

On average, the bot returns the correct response 30% to 35% of the time and successfully creates an account, Hubbard claimed.

Sounds suspiciously like the 35% success rate reported last week. Probably the same group in Russia. Looks like this one is in the wild now.


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2008-06-05 20:04:15

[…] was cracked some months ago (as I’ve previously mentioned) and one by one, the various implementations have fallen prey to the bots sending you […]

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