Document Type : Original Research Paper


Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran.


To distinguish between human user and computer program to enhance security, a popular test called CAPTCHA is used on Web. CAPTCHA has an important role in preventing Denial Of Service (DOS) attacks in computer networks. There are many different types of CAPTCHA in different languages. Due to the expansion of Persian-language and documents on internet, creating a suitable Persian CAPTCHA seems to be necessary. In this paper, we introduce three different types for Persian CAPTCHA in different domains. In the first type, based on the particular characteristics of Persian writing such as contiguous writing and image processing techniques, high strength CAPTCHA is provided. In the second type, the meaning of Persian words are used to creating CAPTCHA and in the third type, the combination of image processing techniques and the meaning of Persian words are used.  Experimental results show that proposed CAPTCHAs has high security against attacks while Persian people can easily recognize them.


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