[BCAB] Inaccessible Security checks on websites

Lewis Crack lewiscrack at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 11:58:18 GMT 2019


HI,

I've seen a few of those lately followed by the tickbox 'I'm not a
robot'. I can sometimes crack the audio challenges, but they are
extremely hard and I usually get a sighted friend or family member to
help.

Kind regards.
Lewis.

On 28/03/2019, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:
> Yes, that's an oldie but a baddie.
>
> All the best
>
> Steve
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clive Lever <clive.lever1955 at gmail.com>
> Sent: 25 March 2019 12:09
> To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>;
> vi-genaccess at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [BCAB] Inaccessible Security checks on websites
>
> Hi all,
>
>
>
> A sighted friend, in fact, the guy who built my PC, has just told me of a
> type of security check he has come across, which is a variation on the teme
> of the Captcha. Has anyone else seen this?
>
>
>
> "Here are nine picturs of different objects. Click on the one that is a
> picture of a bus."
>
>
>
> I've asked him to send specific links to any sites using novel security
> tests, which are as inaccessible as the CAPTCHA but which aren't the
> traditional 'type in the characters in this graphic". Perhaps we can then
> raise awareness of the fact that they exclude blind people. Has anyone come
> across any equally robust security checks, but which wouldn't create
> barriers to site visitors with vision impairments? I think it's always a
> good idea to give solutions when we flag up problems if we can.
>
>
>
> Best
>
> Clive
>
>
>
>
>
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