Elizabeth calls for help from the officer guarding her, but she finds him murdered as well.She is attacked by a hooded figure hidden in her closet, but she stabs him repeatedly and flees, only to be apprehended by another hooded attacker outside.The movie begins with Elizabeth logging into a webcam-based social media site known as The Den, which allows users to chat with random strangers across the world, similar to Chatroulette.For her graduate project in sociology, she proposes to chat with as many strangers as possible and calculate how many meaningful conversations she can accumulate.Elizabeth awakens in a room of a nightmarish, abandoned complex, chained to a wall with a Go Pro stapled to her forehead.A computer is in the room, forcing her to chat with the abducted Damien, who informs her that there are many other attackers.hackers in China (keep up, Russia), are easily compromising personal webcams using software that costs as little as £25, before releasing usernames and passwords online, where they can be downloaded by anyone., Eugene Aseev, vice-president of engineering at data protection firm Acronis says that users should avoid using default passwords and configurations, as well as regularly updating their firmware."Once you have unpacked a brand new internet-connected piece of hardware, spend a little time playing with its configuration," he said."Common default unchanged [passwords] on thousands of devices..a primary flaw that is being leveraged by attackers."So basically, avoid that 'Password123', which is a good rule of thumb for avoiding a lot of hacking grief online.
Meanwhile, Jenni is lured to Elizabeth's house by the hacker, who pretends to be Elizabeth and abducts her when she arrives.
When she enlists Max to hack the account to see where it originated, he finds that it has been routed through countless proxies, and is untraceable.
Damien is abducted while chatting with Elizabeth, who has her back turned at the moment of his kidnapping and does not realize he is missing until she receives a bizarre call from his computer, showing his house completely empty.
The attacker leaves and gets into a car and follows Elizabeth back to her home, where she is packing in preparation to keep her sister company.
She receives a chat request from Max, which shows the lead detective entering Max's house, only to be murdered.