Recently we executed the CaptchaSolutions.com service testing. CaptchaSolutions.com provides an automated online captcha solver API service (the name speaks for itself). It also includes solving google reCaptcha 2.0. So we decided to test it against this challenging captcha. more…
Question: Is there any way to include captcha on the site and at the same time prevent services like 2captcha from resolving it? more…
The Death By Captcha developers have just released a beta of their shiny new NoCAPTCHA by token (reCaptcha v2) solving method!
They have been working on this for a while, and they promise the solution will soon be the solving reference for these challenges. more…
One of our readers is interesting if there is any tools/algorithms to solve funcaptcha.
If you have any ideas or you’re willing to take this project please comment down here.
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I want to test a proxy [gateway] service. What would be the simplest script to check the proxy’s IP speed and performance? See the following script. more…
We want to show how one can make a Curl download file from a server. See comments in the code as explanations.
// open file descriptor
$fp = fopen ("image.png", 'w+') or die('Unable to write a file');
// file to download
$ch = curl_init('http://scraping.pro/ewd64.png');
// enable SSL if needed
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, false);
// output to file descriptor
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FILE, $fp);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION, 1);
// set large timeout to allow curl to run for a longer time
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 1000);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'any');
// Enable debug output
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_VERBOSE, true);
I want to extract the hotel name and the current room price of some hotels daily from https://www.expedia.ca/Hotel-
I am a small hotel owner and want those info quite often, and hope I can do it with codes automatically in someway. You are expert in this field, what is the easiest ways to get those information? Can you give me some example codes? more…