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Google revamps CAPTCHAs

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Well, it was only a matter of time. Google tells us most CAPTCHAs — those little tests we're required to pass online in order to prove we're actually human beings by interpreting squiggly text — can mostly be defeated now by clever computers.

But it's rolling out a new improved system that's easier on humans and apparently offers better protection against the bad guys.

That oughta buy us a few more years. Or months.

Read more about Google's advancements in CAPTCHA technology