CAPTCHAs Have Been Broken
CAPTCHAs are a test that is supposed to identify you as a real person as opposed to a computer program. Here’s an example from Google’s Blogger:
Until lately, this seemed to be working. However, some of these CAPTCHAs have been cracked — those from Windows Live Hotmail and Gmail. Websense Security Labs also states that there is a method for breaking the Windows Live CAPTCHA that allows the computer program to decipher the text and make a guess within 6 seconds. Since they are right 10-15% of the time, technically, they could guess correctly once a minute.