Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#549 Google reCAPTCHA cracked in new automated attack
A trio of security researchers have devised a new automated attack that can break the CAPTCHA systems employed by Google and Facebook.

The researchers utilized a large number of factors in putting together their attack, leveraging tricks to bypass CAPTCHA security measures (cookies, tokens) and machine learning to "guess" the correct (image) CAPTCHA answer with a higher degree of accuracy than previous studies.
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#552 Locky: the encryptor taking the world by storm
#551 Panic over! Apple fixes iPhone 6S lockscreen bug
#550 How CERN fights hackers
#549 Google reCAPTCHA cracked in new automated attack
#548 WhatsApp encryption a good start, but far from a security cure-all
#547 Vulnerable WordPress and Drupal may have contributed to the Panama Papers Breach
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