Cicada 3001 conspiracy concerns a programming group "Cicada 3001" believed to be a branch of the "Anonymous" hacker group.
Cicada 3001 create puzzles for select demographics of people to solve. The people who score high are enrolled in a secret program. Cicada 3001 claims their goal is to make the world a better place. Cicada 3001 is attributed to having created Polybius, an experimental visual arcade game distributed in the late 1980s. They are also believed to be behind developing virtual reality (VR) "Escape rooms".