Alton Fitzhum is a brilliant computer scientist who creates a revolutionary computer program to protect cyberspace. His only problem? His pet program goes rogue and it begins to act independently, searching for Netcrimes, the criminal exploitation of the Internet. Suddenly, people from ordinary high school hackers to government spies are accused of being cyber criminals and begin to die horrible deaths. Drawn in to help the innocent person framed for the deaths, Rory Mack Steele finds himself pitted against a formidable foe that can be everywhere, see everything and can even reach beyond cyberspace itself to kill.