#BESCOM make CAPTCHA accessible

Like many websites, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) uses CAPTCHA to secure portal from fraudulent attempts. BESCOM uses CAPTCHA at several places including: New user registration Forgot the user ID Online Payment landing page CAPTCHA implemented currently is a image based combination of alphabets and numbers. However, there is not alternate mechanism to aid users with vision impairment / deaf-blindness […]

CAPTCHA on some portals

In the interest of security, CAPTCHA is still commonly used on several portals. Earlier CAPTCHA used to be seen on lengthy forms that collects critical data; but today we see CAPTCHA on login forms too. We have recently asked community to tell us their experience in dealing with CAPTCHA and below is a table that shows portal name, if CAPTCHA […]