Cicada 3301

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Date4 January 2012 - Present
DescriptionAn elaborate series of puzzles that have beeb published on the internet since

Cicada 3301 is an elaborate series of puzzles that have beeb published on the internet since 2012. The puzzles focused heavily on data security, cryptography, and steganography. As of 2019, the origins and purposes of the series of puzzles remained unclear.[1]

Perpetrators

Who carried out the Cicada puzzles remains, as of 2019, a subject of speculation.[1]

Purposes

The purposes of the Cicada puzzles remain, as of 2019, a subject of speculation. One suggestion is that they an elaborate means of recruitment for people with a peculiar intelligence and skill set. This may or not be congureuent with intelligence agencies[1]


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