Jun, 11: RESOLVED - Due to issues with one our providers, our recaptcha v2 solution was partially unavailable between 2018-06-09 & 2018-06-11. It's now back to 100% and measures have been taken to ensure thie situation doesn't happen again. We apologize for the inconveniences this may have caused you! If you were affected by this, please Contact Support and we'll gladly compensate you!
May, 14: RESOLVED- Due to a planned server upgrade, the service will be partially disrupted for No more than 5 minutes within 15:00-15:05hrs (UTC-4) next Wednesday, May 16th. We appreciate your patience and understanding!
Mar, 19: Important reminder! Recaptcha v1 (regular two-word captchas from G.) will disappear by March 31st. Only Recaptcha v2 (puzzle like challenges) will be served, so we strongly recommend to ensure your software/application has DBC recaptcha v2 API added! Contact Us if in doubt.
Mar, 01: RESOLVED - The service (website and API) was not available within 15:37hrs - 19:00hrs UTC-4 due to technical issues. Our honest apologies for the issues this may have caused you, rest assured, measures have been taken to prevent this from happening again and we will compensate all affected users. We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding!
Feb, 13: RESOLVED - Service was sporadically unavailable throughout 11:50pm - 12:30pm (Atlantic Standard Time). We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences this may have caused you. If you were affected by this, please reach out (Contact Us section) and we'll be happy to compensate you. We appreciate your understanding.
Nov, 29: BEWARE of emails from "CVS_Reward_Alert@deathbycaptcha.com" about some "$50 CVS Promotion" . Those messages are NOT from Death By Captcha!
Nov, 17: RESOLVED - You may have / may be facing issues sending token (puzzle) images Yesterday and during parts of the day Today. We're working on a permanent solution for this and sincerely apologize for the inconveniences. In the meantime, we urge to please use (good quality, private) proxies , as this will substantially increase your success rates for these images.
Sep, 04: RESOLVED - Service availability was interrupted by an unexpected technical issue within 0:00 - 7:00hrs (GMT-4) . We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences this may have caused you. If you were affected by this, please Contact Us and we'll compensate you accordingly. We appreicate your business!
Jun, 06: RESOLVED - The service is going through an emergency server maintenance that is causing higher than usual solve times/sporadic overloads. We're working hard to minimize the impact of this on your work. We expect things to be back to normal shortly. We appreciate your patience and understanding!
Apr, 10: All our API clients have been updated for maximum efficiency and faster solve times. We encourage you/software vendors to visit our API page and update in order to get the most our of our service!