Cracking the Code of Cicada 3301| EPISODE 1

Pubblicato il 14 ago 2019
In 2012, a secretive group calling itself 3301 began recruiting for “highly intelligent individuals” online. Candidates had to prove their skills in codebreaking, cryptography and computer programming by solving a complex puzzle dubbed Cicada. It required knowledge of steganography, contacts on the ground everywhere from Seoul to Sydney, and the ability to obtain a copy of William Gibson’s famous disappearing poem “Agrippa.” What was the purpose of the puzzle? No one knows, but many set out to solve one of the internet’s greatest mysteries. At the age of 15, Marcus Wanner became one of the few to crack the code. But the Cicada challenge didn’t end there. Suddenly, more mysterious codes appeared-including a 58-page book of runes known as the “Liber Primus.”
What was encrypted within the runes? Follow the band of online cryptologists deciphering “Liber Primus” in episode 2 of Cicada 3301: greatbig.is/2ZW6fsq
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  • So you want to be a code breaker? Here's how: greatbig.is/2NrhqWE

    • Anonymous Anonymous - Agreed Indeed

    • 3:11 read the cofee machine in reverese.

    • thats low selling ppl other ppl knowledge btw public availble and old as fk , dinosaur of cryptografy

    • So it might be a government agency, NSA... "Homeland security"... That is Asking people what to do about Top-secret projects. Like Albert Einstein asking should I give this government nuke's???

    • don't lie...

  • Ergo Proxy, she has good taste in avatars lol

  • Great Big Story..is computer science a hard degree? Im confuse in choosing what career.. Pls anyone who knows??

  • What if the first video or image sent by this group put the code in a color unseen as the original image and they needed to lower the aperture or contrast to an exact setting where it shows the code

  • where do you get the 58 pages?

  • #cicada

  • Why have I seen this before?

  • What was that so interesting

  • 3:28 what was the mystery of kathmandu?

  • Cubum autem in duos cubos, aut quadratoquadratum in duos quadratoquadratos, et generaliter nullam in infinitum ultra quadratum potestatem in duas ejusdem nominis fas est dividere: cujus rei demonstrationem mirabilem sane detexi. Hanc marginis exiguitas non caperet. 3 years of effort, lol That took 350 years to solve and has at least value.

  • This is just an elaborate rickrolling scheme.

  • 2013 to 2020 still recommended this kind of video about cicada 3301

  • The butterfly effect .

  • I forgot all about this . Thank you for theses videos.

  • haha the clock on the machine being 10:33 at 03:11 at the vid was a nice touch

  • Bungie and their hexagon puzzle: Am I joke to you

  • 🔥

  • it was the nsa looking for people to help them build prism and xkeyscore

  • The journalist is in 3301

  • Okay so am I the only one who noticed that on minute, 3:12 it says “10:33” but backwards it’s 3301.. coincidence? I think not

  • They looking for the one do they can kill him

  • Just imagine this leads into something bigger as in the secrets or a time machine we may never now but we no it’s out there

  • Copied Lemmino

  • Someone who was bored just wanted to see how many people he could get to jump if he said jump. The answer? A lot. I feel sorry for these folks : /

  • I feel Rick Roll

  • It'd be so cool if people could form these types of groups to make meaningful progress on consequential problems too

  • *Great Work Editing this Video*

  • them cracking the Code: yess the Code: Cicada doesnt exist.. YOU are cicada. ypu are 3301. you can achieve what we, what YOU, did. have fun.

  • easy I solved lord of the rings language when I was a kid so this kind of stuff is easy to me

  • Everyday I was during my senior year my english teacher would send us home with word puzzles. I'm legit thinking he was preparing us for life and not just to think inside the box now I'm hooked and I'm buying books lol

  • But at the beginning he got coffee.. the time on the clock was 1033 backwards is 3301 o.o

  • Bruh I’m 18 and can hardly manage everyday life and a 15yo solved a complicated puzzle most couldn’t

  • The reward is a hand sanitizer that kills 100% of bacteria

  • 3:12 See the number on coffee machine ..... 1033 , opposite of 3301.... Is it coincidence or😨😨😨😨😨😨😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱🤯😳

  • Did no one else notice that the time on the coffee pot was 10:33.

  • Hmmmm taking homeschool makes you smarter than public school??

  • and here i am, trying to figure out how minesweeper works

  • Cracking this will give you a box of Lays that are full of chips instead of air

  • That dude picking his username because of a trapped cat xD I suck at usernames, too, and I once ended up as cakeladder. lol

  • at 3:11 right after it says "3301" the clock on the coffee maker reads 10:33

  • it's a trap!

  • what if the solution was those you met on the way?

  • When I solved this puzzle all it said was Be sure to drink your Ovlatine

  • How RACIST distract non-racist white peoples of high intelligence. \-_-/

  • Am I the only one that noticed the 10:33 (3301 reference) on the cafe machine?

  • How do they explain all of this to their work coach ? ? ?

  • Elon musk secret group 👥

  • I wish "only the first episode of Cicada 3301" was published in IT-tvs and.......

  • The prize at the end is hand sanitizer that kills 100% of germs

  • And yet these egg heads cant crack the Zodiac code????

  • 3:11 look at the clock and read it backwards

  • 3:12 It says 3301 in reverse

  • ugh, that nerd boys think they could survive in the real world. if shit hits the fan you also wanna be best mates with ______ ...solve that a-team for yourselves.

  • "It" is obviously referring to the _sky_ (is dark outside)

  • 5:03 mate, you missed out on absolutely nothing and gained a whole lot by being home schooled.

  • I swear if the prize for cracking the final code would be a free access on area 51 then I'd be willing to learn how to crack codes😂

  • 3:11 look at number 1033=3301 :O

  • 3:12 the coffee dispenser shows 3301 when read from right to left 👀

  • I doubt they will ever solve it, they're using only half of the encryption. The song used on the CD is the other half, if only they compared the notes played to the liber primus. Would be much easier to solve then. Convert the notes to octaves, and acquire the key from the pitch which is A-442 iirc. From there on it gets easier.

  • The editing in this video is so good.