25 Creepy Unsolved Internet Mysteries

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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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25

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.



20

973-eht-namuh-973.com

mazeSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/ietpq/have_you_seen_this_website_its_purportedly_the/

This website came to people’s attention in 2003 and has been captivating ever since. When people did some digging, they discovered it’s owned by British artist David Denison. At first, it looks like webpages with odd jargon, but the deeper you go into the site, the more disturbing it becomes. Some think the site is the deranged project of a madman, while others believe it might have clues and puzzles pointing to something greater.

19

Q Anon

q anonSource: https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/who-is-q-anon/

Recently, a user with this name on 4Chan posted comments about the changing political and judicial landscape to come. Since then, journalists, conspiracy theorists, and the like have commented on it and what it all means. Some think it’s a White House insider, while others believe it to be just another crackpot. Whoever it is, they started a slow and bizarre movement in the political community with some at Trump’s rallies holding up signs with the username.

18

Cicada 3301

Cicada3301Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/cicada-3301-returns-after-year-of-silence-with-cryptic-tweet-2016-1

First appearing in 2012, this cryptic puzzle led many code breakers down a dark and mysterious rabbit hole that eventually brought them to the dark web. Within each year, new puzzles appeared, and while some code breakers have claimed to solve the puzzles, more keep appearing. Still, no one knows who is making the puzzles and what the reward is at the end. That is, if there is a reward at all.

17

Mortis.com

usernameSource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuWe42R0IfM, https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/15amw5/whats_the_weirdest_website_youve_ever_found/

This website first appeared on 4Chan and only featured a black page with white font saying “Mortis.” When you clicked the text, it took you to a username and password login on its main page. When users did research, they discovered the site hosted terrabytes of information. It was supposedly owned by someone called “Ling.” Before anyone could crack the site, the FBI took it down.

16

Jack Froese Email

dark emailSource: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/you-ve-got-mail-from-beyond-the-grave-1.483721

Five months after his friend Jack Froese died, Tim Hart received an email from him with the subject reading, “I’m Watching.” Inside the email was even more chilling. It read, “Did you hear me? I’m at your home. Clean your f***ing attic!!” Hart sent a reply but he never heard anything back. To this day, it’s still an unsolved mystery.

15

The Plague Doctor Video

plague doctorSource: https://www.maxim.com/maxim-man/creepy-viral-video-2015-10

When a tech blogger at GadgetZZ received a video in the mail of a spooky plague doctor, he had to publish something about it, asking for others to help him solve the riddle. On the DVD menu, there was a code, “11B-X-1371.” While some thought it was an elaborate promo for a project, no one knows what it was advertising. It’s creepy and eerie mystery that has yet to be solved.

14

Internet Black Holes

internet black holesSource: https://www.wired.com/2013/12/bgp-hijacking-belarus-iceland/

Most people think when an email doesn’t reach someone or a website doesn’t work, that the server or connection went down. However, there’s a more mysterious reason: internet black holes. Researchers found the internet is full of them, and they could pose a serious security risk, but what’s more troubling, we don’t have a clue what they really are or how they got there in the first place.

13

Creepyblog's "I Feel Fantastic"

mannequinSource: http://www.the13thfloor.tv/2016/04/12/i-feel-fantastic-the-horrifying-history-of-tara-the-android/

This video of a creepy looking mannequin robot was first posted on Creepyblog’s YouTube channel. It garnered 6 million views in the process. One of the things she says is, “I feel fantastic” and some of the lyrics of the music in the background include, “Please, leave, run, run, run.” While some have tried to piece together the meaning of the video, few have come to a final solution.

12

John.com

access codeSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/3vf1u7/what_is_the_website_johncom/

This seemingly boring website showcases several pictures of everyday objects. When you click on the image, however, it takes you to a page asking for an “Access Code.” When sleuths did their research, they found it was owned by man named John Little, but no one knows why or for what purpose it exists.

11

Chip-Chan

cameraSource: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2419980/Chip-Chan-South-Korean-woman-lives-life-3-webcams-captivates-viewers.html

Since 1999, a reclusive Korean woman has live-streamed her life on the internet. Once her stream was discovered on 4Chan, people became very interested in her story. While she claims to be held hostage by police with a computer chip in her ankle, police say she’s mentally ill. However, no one online has been able to determine her identity or the truth.

10

A858

redditSource: https://www.foxnews.com/tech/inside-r-a858-a-true-reddit-mystery

In 2011, a Reddit user posted a bizarre, indecipherable code to a subreddit, r/A858DE45F56D9BC9. Since, then many have tried to understand and solve it but to no avail. It became so popular, people created a sister subreddit to solve the problem. The originator disappeared through most of it until 2015 when someone claimed to have solved it, but many still don’t think it’s actually over.

9

Mariana’s Web

mariana's webSource: https://www.ranker.com/list/marianas-web-facts/inigo-gonzalez

Considered the darkest edge of the internet and named after the Mariana Trench, it supposedly contains material and secrets that only a few can access. Some think it’s home to a quantum computer and could even have the first sentient AI. It could also hold some of the world’s darkest secrets. But many, of course, don’t even believe it exists.

8

Blank Room Soup.avi

Blank_room_soupSource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3oj7xIaAM0

This deeply disturbing video was first published on the Deep Web before appearing on YouTube. It features two men wearing creepy masks while another man sobs as he eats soup. No one knows who was behind the video, but some believe the man was their captive and the soup could’ve had something undesirable in it.

7

Kenny Veach's Disappearance

caveSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/5qcwr3/what_happened_to_kenny_veach/

Kenny Veach hiked around Nevada and made a comment on YouTube about an M-Shaped Cave near the Shadow Mountains. He said it gave him weird sensations and after much interest, he made a video of the cave and said it was near Nellis Air Force Base. Unfortunately, since releasing it, he has disappeared and no one knows about his whereabouts.

6

John Titor

time travelSource: https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/john-titor-time-traveler-predictions-story

From 2000 to 2001, a number of internet bulletin board posts popped with the name John Titor, claiming to be a military time traveler from 2036. He made many predictions which ultimately didn’t come true, but the lasting mystery is regarding his true identity. After people investigated, no one named John Titor existed anywhere in the United States.

5

Anonymous

anonymousSource: https://web.archive.org/web/20080608050312/http://www.citypaper.com/columns/story.asp?id=15543, https://abcnews.go.com/US/worldwide-hacker-group-anonymous/story?id=37761302

This group first appeared on 4Chan in 2004. Their members use the Guy Fawkes mask as a symbol of their involvement in the group. Once they hacked the Church of Scientology in 2008, they garnered widespread attention from supporters and opponents alike. No one really knows who started the group or who actively participates in the group today.

4

Sad Satan

dark web gameSource: https://kotaku.com/a-horror-game-hidden-in-the-darkest-corners-of-the-inte-1714980337

This horror video game was posted on the Deep Web by a user named “ZK.” The only way to access play it is through Tor. Playing the game is like walking through your worst nightmare, rife with scary symbolism and imagery. Many have tried to decipher what the game is about and who created it but have come up mostly empty.

3

Publius Enigma

pink floydSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/28o3js/the_publius_enigma/

This riddle first appeared on the internet in connection to the 1994 Pink Floyd album, The Division Bell, in an attempt to advertise for the album and tour. Many have tried and failed to solve the puzzle, and some think it might not even be solvable. It was likely abandoned and never fully completed by its creators. Still, that hasn’t stopped people from being fascinated by its mystery.

2

Lake City Quiet Pills

codeSource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNknGLfaFRQ

This unsolved Reddit mystery traces back to the death of a Redditor named ReligionofPeace. When people began looking at the HTML of his website LakeCityQuietPills.com, they discovered disturbing messages within the code relating to possible assassination jobs. The more they dug, they found possible connections to the military. Some have theorized the site was a cover to relay messages back and forth about the potential hits. Of course, others think it might just be a big hoax. We might never know for sure.

1

Markovian Parallax Denigrate

hacker codeSource: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/markovian-parallax-denigrate-mystery-internet

Considered one of the internet’s longest and most enduring mysteries, Markovian Parallax Denigrate is twenty years old, and we still don’t have a clue what any of it means. It all started with bizarre posts in the mid-90’s that looked like gibberish. Many said that’s exactly what they were and shouldn’t be taken seriously, but that didn’t stop people from speculating. Maybe they’re more?

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