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Wrong password and CAPTCHA

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xerces8
 
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Post Posted April 27th, 2014, 6:55 am

Hi!

I noticed that a single mistyped password at login triggers a CAPTCHA, with a dummy login in between:
- login with wrong password
- login form is displayed again, enter correct password this time
- login form is displayed again, with CAPTCHA, enter correct password again
- finally successful login


Isn't that too much of "paranoia"?
Could at least the CAPTCHA be displayed on the second attempt to avoid a third run?

patrickjdempsey

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Post Posted April 27th, 2014, 4:35 pm

I believe you are mistaking programmed paranoia and just plain bugginess. It's been doing this to me for years. FYI, if you ever get a failed login, don't even bother at the first CAPCHA login request, it *NEVER* goes through for me. The second one always works.
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