reCAPTCHA Stories October 29, 2018

Google introduces more customizable, less annoying reCAPTCHA v3 to stop bots

CAPTCHAs are a common test on the web and are designed to differentiate between actual users and bots. Google today introduced reCAPTCHA v3, hoping to reduce the number of challenges a user might see.

reCAPTCHA Stories June 9, 2017

CAPTCHAs are a particular nuisance on the web, and even more so on mobile devices with smaller displays to read and type. However, they are a necessary annoyance, with Google now bringing it to Android as part of Play Services.

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reCAPTCHA Stories December 3, 2014

No Captcha ReCaptcha

Google announced on Wednesday that it has fundamentally changed its reCAPTCHA security feature by removing CAPTCHAs entirely and adding a one-step solution for users to prove they aren’t robots. Instead of typing a few warped words, the new version of reCAPTCHA simply has a box labeled “I’m not a robot” that users can hover over. expand full story

reCAPTCHA Stories April 16, 2014


Although most human eyes struggle to see them clearly, Google has developed a software that can crack most CAPTCHAs. In a paper published earlier this week, Google researchers from its Street View and CAPTCHA teams discuss a new algorithm capable of solving the company’s jumbled text security puzzles with an accuracy rate of 99.8 percent.

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