August, 2011

Aug, 26: At approximately 18:00 server time (EST) some of our clients were unable to connect to our services. The problem has been resolved.

Aug, 22: At 15:30 EST we experienced temporary overload due to very heavy unexpected demand. This caused the solve times to increase substantially. More operators were brought online and solve times were back at normal levels by 18:00 EST.

July, 2011

Jul, 08: We faced Database problems on 7/7/2011 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST. The service was not operational during most of the event.

May, 2011

May, 19: Our servers encountered performance problems at 12:10 PM EST. The service was fully restored in approximately 30 minutes.

May, 11: Added Compatibility to Decaptcher.com API. Instructions in: http://deathbycaptcha.com/user/api/decaptcher

May, 05: We experienced hardware problems at 5:00 PM EST. We recovered the system in 2 hours.

May, 03: We faced capacity problems on May 2th and May 3rd due to festivities in our Human Solver's countries. On May 3rd we also faced some DataBase problems that resulted in service downtime during afternoon hours.

March, 2011

Mar, 16: API Client version 4 released for .NET, C, Java, PHP 5+, Perl 5+, Python v2.5+, CLI and MyAdTools Plugin. Updated polling method to secure a faster response time from server.

Mar, 03: We experienced downtime approximately between 2:15pm and 2:30pm EST due to an unscheduled critical update. We apologize for the inconvenience.

January, 2011

Jan, 12: We experienced downtime approximately between 3pm and 5:30pm EST due to an unscheduled critical update.

Status: OK

Servers are fully operational with faster than average response time.
  • Average solving time
  • 4 seconds - Normal CAPTCHAs (1 min. ago)
  • 42 seconds - reCAPTCHA V2, V3, etc (1 min. ago)
  • 18 seconds - hCAPTCHA & others (1 min. ago)
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