Jay Marston works for XOr AntiVirus, fighting malware outbreaks. A new virus starts to infect computers the world over. They defeat it, but it bugs Jay. It was too easy. Something else is going on, something much bigger.
He calls in favours from his shadowy blackhat contacts in an attempt to track down the source of the infection. Only then does it become apparent how dangerous this particular malware threat really is…
A science fiction technothriller short story.