Please in this thread do not post anything related to the obviously fake cicada puzzles that have appeared, the real Cicada 2016 until now only contains this image:https://infotomb.com/4gq25.jpg Which was found in their official twitter :@1231507051321 The image is PGP verified therefore we should follow it if we want to work with the Real Cicada puzzle ( so dont post any of those mobi websites/countdowns/ qrcodes, etc, they are just trolling) Now the real image tells us of course to work on the pages unsolved of the liber primus :https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lkta4q921vliyuw/AADmZ1YUHXWSjSizlMGZHXVMa?dl=0
I have ONE idea. When we brighten up/change the contrast of the Infotomb picture, there is black dots. If you open it up in Photoshop or any equivalent photo-editing software, and make a grid every 8 pixels, you might be able to find binary sequences with the 0 = not black, and 1 = black. Who knows? I might try this in a bit.
If you verify the PGP key using GPG on Linux you get this:
gpg: Signature made Thu 31 Dec 2015 07:01:07 PM EST using RSA key ID 7A35090F
gpg: Good signature from "Cicada 3301 (845145127)"
gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!
gpg: There is no indication that the signature belongs to the owner.
Primary key fingerprint: 6D85 4CD7 9333 22A6 01C3 286D 181F 01E5 7A35 090F Note the number in the key name. It's 845145127=3301*503*509. The image size is 563 x 569 (both primes). The difference between the numbers (563-503 and 569-509) is 60, may refer to the 60-base numbers found in the Liber Primus.
A more likely story is that it's a reference to one of the first clues (ever), 845145127.com
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Hello, i joined Calypne today as this post-string has been of great help to me, i need a partner in this though. I know absolutely no cryptography, and that is where i'm stuck. I need your help! Thank you!
P.S: Don't start telling me "Then why are you even trying to solve Cicada 3301" Well, because i believe in the existence of hope no matter the circumstances, and when i can't find it: i seek it.