Form Spam and what you can do about it

The history of spam is interesting.  While it’s been called spam for only a few decades, the first recorded instance of sending unsolicited messages was over a century ago.  In 1864 Western Union proudly introduced a new telegraph feature where users could send a single telegraphic message to multiple destinations on their network.  This new […]

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The origin of calling junk email spam

While unsolicited email advertisements have been around for decades, it wasn’t until a few years later that it was commonly called “spam”.  The story on how it came to be called “spam” is an interesting one. The actual spam term came from a Monty Python sketch from 1970 where there was a cafe that featured […]

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Top 10 Trust and Security Apps for your shopify store

Technically, Shopify apps play an important and integral role in the Shopify platform. It would be impossible to imagine this platform without the applications. With the applications, developers and businesses will be able to offer better products and services to their customers. This is an important stage in boosting the performance of your retail store. […]

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Shop Protector drives higher conversion rates for merchants and is the leading alternative to CAPTCHA for Shopify merchants

The Shop Protector app available on the Shopify app store is now protecting thousands of Shopify merchants from unwanted form spam while also protecting from fake account creation. With the Shop Protector solution, Shopify merchants can improve the user experience for human visitors and increase their conversion rate while taking action to prevent form spam. Additionally, […]

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Ellipsis Technologies Announces Solution for Shopify Form Spam

Greenville, SC, May 1, 2017–Ellipsis Technologies announces today the release of their Shopify app focused on combating form spam in the Shopify eCommerce environment. The Ellipsis Technologies Human Presence™ app is now available on the Shopify app store: https://apps.shopify.com/ellipsis-human-presence-technology. The app is a web security software technology that enables website owners to validate the presence […]

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Ellipsis Case Study by Kopis

  CAPTCHA-like tests are annoying, frustrating and costly to online businesses. At Ellipsis, we’re changing the game with our proprietary web security technology that invisibly verifies human site visitors while protecting against harmful bots. Ellipsis Case Study: http://www.kopisusa.com/case-studies/ellipsis/

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ReBreakCaptcha: Hacking Google’s reCAPTCHA

East-EE, a security researcher, has discovered that Google’s reCAPTCHA is susceptible to a robot attack that leverages its own speech recognition service. In 2016, another team of security researchers from Columbia University, identified flaws in the technology that would enable hackers to influence the risk analysis, bypass restrictions, and deploy large-scale attacks. Source. East-EE posted a […]

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