On January 5th, 2012, an image was posted on 4chan with the following message:
Hello. We are looking for highly
intelligent individuals. To find them we have devised
There is a message hidden in this image.
Find it and it will lead you on the road to
finding us. We look forward to meeting the
few who will make it all the way through.
When opened with WordPad, this image was found to contain a cryptogram that, once deciphered, has led to a series of puzzles which have people currently searching various coordinates around the globe for a series of posters that contain additional clues. Some have been discovered but the puzzle is ongoing.