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  • Slice

    A slice is a piece of malware specifically designed to bypass a firewall. While most computer systems have complex security programs in the form of [[IC]], the measures can be actively manipulated and desperately more severe if early alarms are tripped. A …

  • IC

    Intrusion Countermeasures or IC are Matrix constructs designed to detain and possibly kill deckers invading a computer host. IC constructs range from benign Probe constructs that simply monitor activity to Trace programs that determine the location of an …

  • Matrix

    The Matrix is a worldwide wireless information network similar to today's internet. It actually is two related, overlapping but ultimately separate networks: the Matrix Display (MatrixD or Maître 'd) and an immersive virtual space Matrix (MatrixVR). …

  • Echo Mirage

    Echo Mirage was a clandestine group of “cyber-commandos” hired and trained by the United States government in the late 2020s, on the budgets of most of the federal intelligence agencies. They used the prototype cyberterminals developed by Sony …

  • E-ghosts

    The term E-Ghost refers to Artificial Intelligences that appear to be 'ghosts' of personalities whose bodies died while they were jacked-in during the Crash 2.0 itself. Estimates suggest that as many as 50,000 such entities may exist. But since the …

  • Basilisk

    Despite the presence of honest to god Basilisks that awakened in the 6th world, the term Basilisk is used by deckers to describe any set of programmable information that the human brain cannot handle. It can take the form of a downloadable virus, intended …

  • Gemma "Echo" Reade

    Gemma Reade (born Katran Hyland on 4 August 2044) was born into a poor family in Renton. Her parents ran a pawn shop, and Gemma spent her childhood tinkering with technology and cybernetics that had been pawned. Her parents recognized a preternatural …

  • Ryoko "Jade" Torresani

    Ryoko is the only other member of Echo's Decker Nest to survive the brutal assassination attempt. Her previous paranoia about such an attack had allowed her to put the requisite [[Cybernetics | cyberware]] and bioware in place to survive enough trauma to …

  • SpoonyBard

    SpoonyBard is the resident Matrix security specialist in Sherriffstown. It is speculated that (s)he may not even live there, but hacks in remotely, the better to throw people off the trail. Whatever the case may be, despite his sometimes overeager …

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