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TinyCaptcha: A new reCAPTCHA!
brahmasharma

Hi there, replers, I made a competitor to reCAPTCHA that uses QR codes. Here are the steps to solve it:

  1. Scan the QR code.
  2. Enter the number from the QR code into the text box
  3. Done!

That's it! It also doesn't even need an API key since the checking is done client-side! Here the things to embed:

  1. The script:
  1. The CAPTCHA itself:

No API key nonsence! A demo is attached.

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RoBlockHead

It also doesn't even need an API key since the checking is done client-side!

This may be a bad idea, especially given that it could be easily botted with a qr code API. The whole point of reCaptcha and hCaptcha is that they can't be booted, so the validation is done on the server-side. "Never trust the client to be truthful". This would mean that the client could just not do the captcha and remove it before the script ever sees it.

brahmasharma

Well the server will check the response, but the QR code checking is client-side. @RoBlockHead

VulcanWM

Cool but scanning the qr code just takes a lot of time

brahmasharma

it takes the same time to solve an average recaptcha challenge anyway @VulcanWM

ch1ck3n

nice but it's kinda tedious to scan the qr code just to do something

QuickV

that is true. @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n

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QuickV

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