Cicada 3301 Lives!

January 06, 2014

This morning, Cicada 3301 went back to active! In his/hers Twitter account used on last year’s challenge there was new link to an image posted on imgur.

First Chapter

Reproducing the tradicional previous steps, by extracting the image using outguess we came onto a message, once again signed. Its authenticity could be proved using Cicada’s previous known public key.

Now let’s get our hands dirty! The first task was easy, since it’s steps were already elucidated on previous years. Now things start to get interesting.

If you’re interested in following the challenge progress, Uncovering Cicada is on a good pace.

Good luck, and good hunting!

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