Tuesday, 28 April 2009

recaptcha Fail

Great story about breaking recaptcha to manipulate online polls. [link] (Thanks, Duncs!)

1 comment:

Peter Organisciak said...

They didn't actually break ReCaptcha. Time implemented it halfway through the voting, once the effort to hack the polls was well underway, and they couldn't cheat past it. Instead, they had to do every vote manually, entering the captchas one by one.