Johnny's sisters, Susan and Mary, create a chip that can be inserted into the brain to allow an individual to be connected to the internet at all times. However, that means the individual is exposed to computer threats such as viruses, pop-ups, and spyware. When The General implants the chip, which contains a virus, the virus takes over and makes him arms nuclear missiles. It is up to Johnny to defeat the virus and save the world from destruction.
A hacker sends a company employee a fraudulent email prompting him to change his password. The employee downloads a PDF, which is a keylogger posing as password security guidelines. Once the keylogger has been downloaded, the hacker gets the employee's credentials and logs into the system.
Ralph visits Double Dan to get a virus that will allow him to slow down the Slaughter Race game. Double Dan shows him Arthur, a virus, and explains how Arthur works: he looks for defects in the programming and spreads it throughout the game.