Reply to post: Re: "Google-issued Captchas"

Facebook: Up to 90 million addicts' accounts slurped by hackers, no thanks to crappy code

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Re: "Google-issued Captchas"

I have witnessed Google's Captchas software being used by miscreants to keep web scrapers from following the many redirects that lead to fake virus warnings, fake Windows and Apple support sites that trick users into installing malicious Android apps or adware/malware for Windows and Apple products.

I am wondering if there is analytics built into the Captcha API that phones home to Google that would have or should have alerted Google to these goings on.

https://malware.dontneedcoffee.com/hosted/anonymous/kotd.html

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