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US company invents 'Turing test' to beat bots




US company invents 'Turing test' to beat bots
US company invents 'Turing test' to beat bots



http://www.techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?newsID=116903 

By Jeremy Kirk
IDG News Service
03 June 2009

A US security company has come up with a technology it says can block 
automated programs responsible for perpetuating nuisances such as spam, 
fake email registrations and click fraud.

The software, HumanPresent, essentially ferrets out, for example, 
whether a human is filling out a web-based form and stopping those 
actions that appear to come from automated programs, said Sanjay Sehgal, 
CEO of Pramana.

Next month, Pramana expects to fully launch both a SaaS 
(software-as-a-service) offering and an appliance that monitor web 
applications for intrusions by bots, Sehgal said.

Pramana's software can be applied to web-based forms, whether they be 
email registrations, e-commerce transactions or detecting click fraud 
related to banner advertising.

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