StopForumSpam protection added to the forums in Announcements Posted June 30, 2011 · Report reply Impressive, if slightly worrying, because it implies that reCAPTCHA is pretty broken. Certainly the audio option was the easiest to break -- until the last fix closed that hole. . reCaptcha has been pretty much worthless against bots since January. It's a problem being encountered on forums and wikis across the internet.