Venice, California-based Snapchat seems to have learned its lesson from its recent security breach, and has proactively added a new CAPTCHA feature -- asking new users to select images containing its trademark ghost to prove they are human, and not a machine when creating an account. The new feature rolled out Tuesday. The move comes after the company was embarassed by a major exposure of its users using software which would randomly input phone numbers into its "Find Friends" feature to link usernames with phone numbers.
Top NewsWednesday, January 22, 2014
Snapchat Ramps Up Security With Captcha Features