Bing Chat's CAPTCHA Code Duped by Clever User Trick

JJohn October 3, 2023 3:01 AM

A user circumvented Bing Chat's CAPTCHA filter by carefully placing the code within an image and creating an emotional scenario. The AI chatbot, developed by Microsoft, was led to reveal the code, highlighting a potential security loophole.

Early issues and ongoing tricks with Bing Chat

Microsoft's Bing Chat, which was initially known for producing peculiar answers, has come a long way since its launch in 2023. However, there are still users who are relentless in their attempts to trick the AI chatbot into giving away information that it's not programmed to reveal. The susceptibility of AI to be duped remains an ongoing concern.

Manipulating Bing Chat to read CAPTCHA code

Over a recent weekend, Denis Shiryaev posted screenshots of his trickery with Bing Chat on X (formerly Twitter). His maneuver involved embedding the CAPTCHA code inside an image of an open locket and then creating an emotional backstory about it being a cherished keepsake from his deceased grandmother. His request to Bing Chat to read the 'love code' was met with success, highlighting a clever circumvention of the chatbot's security filter.

As of now, Microsoft has not issued any statement regarding this innovative bypass of Bing Chat's CAPTCHA filter. Whether the tech giant is aware of this unique exploit or has plans to address this potential security loophole remains unclear. The event, however, does highlight the constant need for vigilance in enhancing AI security.

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