17 Jun Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Making the Internet safer and quicker: Introducing reCAPTCHA Android API
When we launched reCAPTCHA ten years in the past, we had a easy objective: allow customers to go to the websites they love with out worrying about spam and abuse. Over the years, reCAPTCHA has modified fairly a bit. It developed from the distorted textual content to street numbers and names, then No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA in 2014 and Invisible reCAPTCHA in March this 12 months.
By now, greater than a billion customers have benefited from reCAPTCHA and we proceed to work to refine our protections.
reCAPTCHA protects customers wherever they could be on-line. As the use of cellular units has grown quickly, it’s necessary to maintain the cellular functions and information protected. Today, on reCAPTCHA’s tenth birthday, we’re glad to announce the first reCAPTCHA Android API as a part of Google Play Services.
With this API, reCAPTCHA can higher inform human and bots aside to offer a streamlined person expertise on cellular. It will use our latest Invisible reCAPTCHA expertise, which runs danger evaluation behind the scene and has enabled thousands and thousands of human customers to move via with zero click on on a regular basis. Now cellular customers can get pleasure from their apps with out being interrupted, whereas nonetheless staying away from spam and abuse.
reCAPTCHA Android API is included with Google SafetyNet, which offers providers like system attestation and protected looking to guard cellular apps. Mobile builders can do each the system and person attestations in the similar API to mitigate safety dangers of their apps extra effectively. This provides to the diversity of security protections on Android: Google Play Protect to watch for doubtlessly dangerous functions, system encryption, and common safety updates. Please visit our site to study extra about the way to combine with the reCAPTCHA Android API, and hold a watch out for our iOS library.
The journey of reCAPTCHA continues: we’ll make the Internet safer and simpler to make use of for everybody (besides bots).