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A photograph of SCP-XXXX-1 during a period of activation

Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Euclid Thaumiel

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX must be secured in its server room when not undergoing testing, and access may be scheduled by any staff of Level 2 or greater clearance. All personnel below Level 2 clearance must remain at least 6 meters from the device for their own safety, as following Incident 0 and the subsequent tests, no traces of absorbed persons have been found, and as such, Dr. █████, and all further personnel lost in this manner are to be presumed dead.

Thus far ███ civilians1 have been able to access SCP-XXXX-1 successfully after September ██, 2002. Because of this, SCP-XXXX-1 requires an Internet based misinformation campaign on various message boards and social media to ensure that the public believes any reference to SCP-XXXX-1 is merely a part of a fictional horror narrative.

Extreme caution is required when using intelligence from SCP-XXXX-1, as the information is incomplete and it is possible to trigger the event that is trying to be avoided. (want to say that differently)

All necessary resources must be allocated to the deciphering of the messages from SCP-XXXX-1. Additional funding has been approved and Operation Fool's Gold is in progress. People will 'mine' 'Bitcoin' by decoding data blocks in return for financial gain, without actually knowing what they are decrypting. this initial decryption is incomplete to protect foundation secrets, and a final pass of decryption software on SCP-XXXX is required to yield usable data. while SCP-XXXX is a powerful supercomputer, it's own power source doesn't allow operation at peak performance for more than 4 hours per day.

( idea. The foundation invented a way to decipher the deleted information, but it was so resource intensive that they couldn't effectively use their normal computer systems to decrypt the messages. So they outsourced the bulk of the work to civilians in the form of bitcoin mining. To keep secrecy the information is only 90% decrypted and requires a final pass of some macguffin invented by the foundation to do the last bit. Because the information contained in scp-xxxx-1 is so valuable they don't have any trouble funding the bitcoin economy. Staff are not permitted to participate in bitcoin mining for personal gain. Give it a fancy name like operation fools gold, since the foundation controls the price and really the whole bitcoin economy as a sort of carrot on a stick for people to decrypt the data a la folding @ home for seti, etc. )

Description: SCP-XXXX outwardly appears to be a standard IBM rack-mounted server cluster from the early 2000's. Internally, SCP-XXXX appears to be a type of hybrid quantum computer of a highly advanced nature which appears to be powered through anomalous means, and acts as a server for an anomalous website, SCP-XXXX-1. The information it stores can be accessed by any electronic device with a web browser, regardless of its network connectivity or distance from SCP-XXXX.

SCP-XXXX was located on September ██, 2002, when, according to Site 15's CCTV records, it appeared through unknown means, replacing a redundant backup server. The object was then disconnected from the Foundation network, classified as an anomalous object, and placed under closer observation. On march 16, 2004 the source of SCP-XXXX-1's IP address was traced to the same server room in Site 15. Further anomalous behavior was discovered when a Level 1 research assistant, Dr. ████ was absorbed into the structure of the device while performing routine maintenance on nearby servers2. Objects reclassified as SCP-XXXX and SCP-XXXX-1.

The accidental absorption of Dr. █████ and tests using D-class personnel have indicated the following; When an individual possessing less than Level 2 Clearance within the Foundation approaches within 5 meters of SCP-XXXX, strands of what appear to be Ethernet cabling emerge from SCP-XXXX, constrict any unauthorized personnel, and either absorb them into its internal structure, or throw them outside its radius of influence. Research as to whether there is a pattern to this behavior is ongoing.

SCP-XXXX-1 was originally created on January ██, 1999 as a whimsical attempt to aid time travelers in navigating current events by posting relevant information, such as recent news and winning lottery numbers. On September ██, 2002 The nature of the information changed to a genuinely prophetic nature, and information has been shown to be correct in approximately 9█% of all cases.

The website first came to the Foundation's attention via data crawlers on [REDACTED].com. A user posted what was originally believed to be a fictional horror story and listed SCP-XXXX-1 as the source of the described events.

When an individual who currently posses, or will posses Level 2 clearance at some future date attempts to load the website, a number of articles listing the dates of future events, and a number of direct messages whose contents were unknown as only the title and date remained intact. Conversely, when an individual below clearance Level 2 attempts to access SCP-XXXX-1 in a web browser, an invalid domain error will be reported, and the web browser will crash. It is unknown how SCP-XXXX-1 determines the validity of the users' credentials at this time. Efforts to recover the deleted articles are ongoing.

Addendum: The original website's creator, Dr. ███████ Thomas , who was the first of the few civilians to use the website successfully after the activating event in 2002, was recruited as a Level 2 research assistant due to his extensive experience with the anomaly and an apparent connection with whatever entity is sending messages via SCP-XXXX.3

Incident 0 - 04-██-04

  • Dr. █████, Level 1 Research Assistant
  • Agent ███████, Level 2 member of MTF-█ "Nobody's Business".

Neither party is aware of the anomalous object in the room.

Procedure: Dr. █████ enters server room for routine maintenance where Agent ███████ is attempting to smoke a cigarette.

  • Dr. █████ enters the server room and is constricted by Ethernet cabling, and is pulled towards SCP-XXXX.
  • Agent ███████ attempts to remove the cables from Dr. █████, but is unsuccessful, and Dr. █████ phases through the structure of SCP-XXXX.

Conclusion: Object Classified as Euclid and containment procedures updated.

Test 1 - 04-██-04

  • D-1213, a death row inmate.
  • D-4191, formerly an operative of a hostile GoI.
  • D-5232, formerly a level 3 researcher demoted to D-class for leaking classified information.

None of the subjects are aware of the anomalous object in the room.
Procedure: D-4191, D-5232, and D-1213 are instructed to enter the server room and record the operating temperature of SCP-XXXX.

  • D-1213 is constricted by cabling and absorbed into SCP-XXXX's structure.
  • D-5232 is thrown out of the room by animate cabling and sustains moderate injuries.
  • D-4191 is constricted by cabling and absorbed into SCP-XXXX's structure.

Conclusion: Object appears to be aware of personnel's former security clearance.