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Protecting Websites from Automated Bots and Spam
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CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. It is a type of challenge-response test used to determine whether the user is a human or a Botnet: A network of private computers infected with malicio....
How does CAPTCHA work?
CAPTCHA presents a question or puzzle that is easy for a human to solve but difficult for a computer to figure out. This can include distorted text, CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Com..., or simple math problems.
Types of CAPTCHA
There are various types of CAPTCHA, such as image-based CAPTCHA, audio-based CAPTCHA, and reCAPTCHA, which uses Google’s vast resources to distinguish humans from bots.
Preventing Automated Bots
One of the main purposes of CAPTCHA is to prevent automated bots from accessing and interacting with websites. Bots can be used to scrape data, submit spam comments, and participate in Intrusion Detection System (IDS): A system that monitors net....
CAPTCHA also helps in preventing spam by requiring human interaction to submit forms, post comments, or create accounts on websites. This reduces the amount of unwanted and malicious content.
Benefits of CAPTCHA
- Enhanced website Incognito Mode: A privacy setting in web browsers that preve...
- Improved Digital Native: A person born during the age of digital tech... by reducing spam and fake accounts
- Protection against malicious bot activities
Drawbacks of CAPTCHA
- Frustration for users who find CAPTCHA difficult to solve
- Potential UX (User Experience): The overall experience of a person usi... issues for users with disabilities
CAPTCHA plays a crucial role in protecting websites from automated bots and spam. While it may have some drawbacks, its benefits in enhancing website security and user experience outweigh the challenges.
|Effective against bots
|Difficult for visually impaired users
|Accessible for visually impaired users
|Less secure than image-based CAPTCHA
|Utilizes Google’s resources
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