A quick synopsis
(this assumes you have read up on Monitor City, James Garamond and some other things first).
James Garamond comes home from his nightly walk and finds his computer is being used remotely to launch a rooting attack on the CIA. Terrified at the thought of being implicated in such a dangerous crime, he whips out his pocket knife, and cuts the cable that is hardwired into his router. Exhausted but relieved, he has nothing else to do but go to bed.
He awakes to the sound of knocking at his door, opens it, and is overwhelmed by the furious members of the 5p14t gang, who are out for vengeance after their leader was killed. All evidence, they say, points to Garamond, and they want to get some justice before the cops arrive.
Murder? Cops? What? Not that getting beaten to a pulp by a bunch of otherwise weak-ass hackers isn't a bad enough reality, but killing someone isn't in Garamond's set of "things to do on a Thursday evening". Reluctantly but desperately, he sets out to prove his innocence in a city where anonymity is both cherished and impossible.