Security researchers recently discovered new Android-based malware that can easily bypass CAPTCHA image-based verification systems. Dubbed the Podec Trojan, the malware’s ultimate goal is to extort money from users by signing them up for premium services.
Should you worry about the latest CAPTCHA attacks?
Listen to our latest Security Slice podcast and hear Tim Erlin, Lamar Bailey and Tyler Reguly discuss the relative effectiveness of CAPTCHA security, why CAPTCHA breaking is such a lucrative business, and new techniques CAPTCHA could adopt to defeat bots.
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