CICADA 3301 2012Edit
First time cicada 3301 name occured in public was january 2012 when this puzzle was posted on few boards on 4chan. Image was beginnig of recruitment puzzle.http://i.imgur.com/iI65b6w.jpgthumb|left|this was upload to wikia from original file, it should contain Cesar cipher after EOF|link=http://i.imgur.com/iI65b6w.jpg
People made few more posts and threads. CIcada 3301 was popular on /b/, /x/, hackforums and few other pages.
Here are links with most interesting sites and blogs about last years puzzles.
https://github.com/bibanon/bibanon/wiki/Cicada-3301-wiki there is anothe page on github
Pages found recently:
http://net-netz-blog.de/845145127.htm (copy of coords page) http://twocansandstring.com/forum/technical/4123/page4/
Debate about all released logos of cicada and when name cicada was mentioned first time alson number 3301.
It was also printed on posters: http://i.imgur.com/XdNGo.jpg
Image from page with coords: http://i.imgur.com/dDhvT.jpg
Mirror of the Coordinates web page from 2012:
http://pastebin.com/3nrS6SeJ beginnign of the 2012 puzzles
1st LEGIT CICADA PASTEBIN http://pastebin.com/aXYZzzcv
2nd LEGIT CICADA PASTEBIN http://pastebin.com/sJiGQEPM <---contains PGP key INFO
3rd LEGIT CICADA PASTEBIN http://pastebin.com/2xkvnPER
http://pastebin.com/cfHmiCHi [i]last public message from legit cicada[/i]
http://pastebin.com/RmqxWcnB [i]leaked mail that people got when they solve last puzzle[/i]
http://pastebin.com/V62m76fN [i]confession of fake wind troll was published afterwards[/i]
http://pastebin.com/4nrDxVXk [i]main two puzzles you had to solve to get invitation, prior to that you had to solve clues from literature and reddit to find onion links to submit your email[/i]
Also worth mentioning, cicada made it to public media once:
This is offical cicadas answer to the allegations.
I wont comment on this as I dont know anthing about it, but you can investigate involved individual and made your own opinion.
Pages in category "LINKS AND INFORMATIONS ON CICADA PUZZLES FROM 2012"
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