25 Creepy Unsolved Internet Mysteries

Posted by , Updated on October 26, 2018

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How much do you love a good mystery? Since its inception, the internet has gradually acquired quite a few unsolved mysteries, and to be straight with you, many of them are creepy. From eerie videos posted on the dark web to bizarre enigmas no one can solve, people who dig through these mysteries only find darker secrets down the rabbit hole. Of course, the thirst to solve the mystery is ever present. A simple search could lead to sifting through clues on Reddit at three in the morning. So, go get your magnifying glass because here are 25 Creepy Unsolved Internet Mysteries.

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GhostNet

hackingSource: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/5071124/Chinas-global-cyber-espionage-network-GhostNet-penetrates-103-countries.html

In 2009, a secret Chinese cyber hacking operation was uncovered. The operation infected 103 countries using a highly elaborate email phishing scam to infect computers. Once the computers were infected, the hackers could turn on the video camera and microphone, recording everything in the room. To this day, no one knows who was behind it, though many believe it was the Chinese government.

24

Inventor of BitCoin

bitcoinSource: https://www.businessinsider.com/bitcoin-history-cryptocurrency-satoshi-nakamoto-2017-12

BitCoin was first invented in 2009 with 30,000 lines of code and since has become one of the most valuable crypto-currencies in the world. The name “Satoshi Nakamoto” is attributed as the inventor, but no one really knows who he truly is. Since his disappearance, many have tried to pin people to the name, like Elon Musk, but all have denied it.

23

Valor por Tamaulipas

facebookSource: https://www.vice.com/es_mx/article/nnp3w7/valiente-de-tamaulipas

This massive Facebook fan page with more than 615,000 followers has dealt major blows to several cartels, releasing information about cartel crime scenes and doing things that most journalists are killed over. It became so effective at denouncing cartel activities, those involved have prices on their heads. Except, no one really knows who runs the page, and they have been effective at staying anonymous.

22

Oct282011.com

clockSource: https://listverse.com/2016/03/02/10-strange-attempts-to-start-internet-mysteries/

This website featured messages and puzzles that no one could figure out. It also had a countdown clock that some thought would lead to Armageddon. Once the site reached the date, a mysterious phone number appeared on the site. People said when they called it, they heard weird noises. Eventually, the site was taken down, and no one knows what it was all about. Of course, everyone has their conspiracy theories.

21

UFO Hacker

ufoSource: https://www.wired.com/2006/06/ufo-hacker-tells-what-he-found/

In 2002, nefarious hacker Gary McKinnon was able to break into NASA’s website and uncover many confidential documents. He claims he saw documents proving the existence of UFO technology, zero-point energy, and anti-gravity technology. Some, however, believe that’s all a cover for other activities he was involved in. The greatest mystery in this case is whether or not he was telling the truth. If so, it would undoubtedly change everything.



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