Computers increase the flow of natural gas to the San
Antonio, Texas, distribution center increasing the
pressure, triggering multiple leaks which result in massive
explosions. The death toll is in the thousands, ten times
the number of injured and homeless.
Tom Graham has spent twenty years as America's top
counterterrorist operative. But this attack was something
neither Graham nor America were prepared for. An attack via
computer, and suddenly a new word enters the American
mainstream, cyberterror. Enlisting the aid of the FBI's
Karen Frost, a special agent who has never played by the
rules, and Michael Patrick Ryan, Stanford computer whiz,
Graham tracks one of the hackers to an address in Florida.
The new government Agency, the Counter Cyberterrorism Team,
kicks in the door, only to find the booby-trapped corpse of
a computer science professor. The explosion takes out two
Meanwhile, a mysterious terrorist, Kulzak, is on to his
next target in America. But the apparently random strikes
are just a cover to divert attention from his true mission.
Suddenly, Graham, Frost, and Ryan find themselves at the
center of a war for the survival of our nation. A war that
will force them to draw on their combined experiences to
fight and stop an enemy that is as formidable as he is
ruthless, as deadly as he is brilliant-an enemy determined
to unleash a wave of destruction on America.