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Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

On the 4th of January, 2012, a user on 4chan posted this image to the site’s infamous /b/ or random board. The anonymous author, who went by the four-digit pseudonym 3301, challenged users to uncover a message hidden within the image. Unbeknownst to those who stumbled across it, someone had just set in motion one…

By Stanley Isaacs October 17, 2019 0