The long-lost encryptor chip, the only computer component that can restore Motherboard to full power, unexpectedly appears on a popular cyberauction. To make matters worse, Hacker is the top bidder. If he gets it, Motherboard is doomed. The CyberSquad must figure out how to outbid Hacker. They succeed in winning the auction, but are totally unprepared for what happens when they install the chip in Motherboard. Part of the "Cyberchase" series.