CAPTCHA Busted? AI Company Claims Break of Internet’s Favorite Protection System

By John Bohannon, ScienceNOW A software company called Vicarious claims to have created a computer algorithm that can solve CAPTCHA with greater than 90% accuracy. If it’s been broken, the entire Internet should probably start transitioning to a new security system. But there would be a silver lining: computationally replicating how humans make sense of images would be a major breakthrough in computer science.

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Source: Wired