Captcha security to end for Google and Apple users


Anticipated for the past two years, Google and Apple Inc. have officially announced their plans to discontinue the use of annoying Captchas for all their users by the end of this year.

Captchas, which stand for “Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart,” are a combination of alphanumeric characters used by servers to differentiate humans from online bots. These captchas typically require users to solve puzzles by selecting correct images from a set of boxes arranged in different forms.

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