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===General===
 
===General===
 
*A worm that infects [[Keys]] through a vulnerability in modern key hardware, called [[Magic Lamp]]
 
*A worm that infects [[Keys]] through a vulnerability in modern key hardware, called [[Magic Lamp]]
*Last year, Djinn swept through the [[Perplex City Academy]] and other large city institutions, causing data and productivity losses of up to [[PCL]]750m.
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*in 2005 year, ''Djinn'' swept through the [[Perplex City Academy]] and other large city institutions, causing data and productivity losses of up to [[PCL]]750m.
 
*Security experts at [[KSI|Key Surity Inc.]] have reported finding several keys around the city infected with a worm dubbed "Son of Djinn"
 
*Security experts at [[KSI|Key Surity Inc.]] have reported finding several keys around the city infected with a worm dubbed "Son of Djinn"
 
*According to a recent leak from [[Centrifuge]], next-generation keys are still susceptible to Djinn;
 
*According to a recent leak from [[Centrifuge]], next-generation keys are still susceptible to Djinn;
 
**The new virus can cause the same amount of damage as the first, but in about a fifth the time frame.
 
**The new virus can cause the same amount of damage as the first, but in about a fifth the time frame.
*Solving {{Card|243|Shuffled}} will reveal the creator of the Djinn Worm
 
  
  
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==Possible Creators of the Djinn Worm==
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==Creator of the Djinn Worm==
* Ruth Coralhouse [http://forums.unfiction.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=175506#175506]
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*For two years, the people of Earth and Perplex City agonized over the identity of the scoundrel who created the Djinn virus.
* Sente Kiteway [http://forums.unfiction.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=217054#217054]
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*The list of potential guilty parties was quite long, and included such luminaries as [http://forums.unfiction.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=175506#175506 Ruth Coralhouse] and [http://forums.unfiction.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=217054#217054 Sente Kiteway].
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*This was no ordinary whodunnit, however.  On a surly evening, in a surly bar, [[Garnet]] was tipped off by an unknown informant.  He was given a deck of cards, and an abstract clue.
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*This puzzlement would appear on Earth as {{Card|243|Shuffled}} (See: [[Shuffled]])
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*Suspicions teetered at considerable length.  When asked to comment, in the hopes that he may give a clue, Garnet said the following:
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{{Quote}}
 
Hello -
 
Hello -
  
 
You're quite right, Professor Kiteway was involved.  
 
You're quite right, Professor Kiteway was involved.  
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If you can tell me what the message you deciphered was, I can shed some light on the mystery for you.
 
If you can tell me what the message you deciphered was, I can shed some light on the mystery for you.
  
 
Best Wishes,
 
Best Wishes,
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Garnet.  
 
Garnet.  
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*Solving {{Card|243|Shuffled}} revealed the creator of the Djinn Worm to be Fifteen-year-old [[Redward Price]].
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*This solve was achieved on 26th July 2007 by UKVer2.0
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==References==
 
==References==
*Perplex City Sentinel
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*'''Perplex City Sentinel'''
 
**article, 28-MAR-05, "Djinn Jr. Reported" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/03/djinn_jr_report.html}}
 
**article, 28-MAR-05, "Djinn Jr. Reported" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/03/djinn_jr_report.html}}
 
**article, 25-MAY-05, "Next-Gen [[Keys]] Susceptible to Djinn" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/05/nextgen_keys_su.html}}
 
**article, 25-MAY-05, "Next-Gen [[Keys]] Susceptible to Djinn" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/05/nextgen_keys_su.html}}
 
**article, 27-JUN-05 "[[Key]] [[Gregory Dempsey|Developer]] Axed" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/06/key_developer_a_1.html}}
 
**article, 27-JUN-05 "[[Key]] [[Gregory Dempsey|Developer]] Axed" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2005/06/key_developer_a_1.html}}
*The Path of Least Time
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*article, 30-JUL-07 "[[Djinn]] [[Redward Price|Designer]] Unmasked" {{WaybackS1|www.perplexcitysentinel.com/archives/2004/11/djinn_designe.html}}
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*'''The Path of Least Time'''
 
**entry, 10-OCT-06 "Search Agent" {{WaybackS1|www.thepathofleasttime.com/archives/2006/10/search_agent.html}}
 
**entry, 10-OCT-06 "Search Agent" {{WaybackS1|www.thepathofleasttime.com/archives/2006/10/search_agent.html}}

Latest revision as of 16:15, 3 August 2007

PERPLEX CITY, SEASON ONE
The search for the Receda Cube on Earth


General

  • A worm that infects Keys through a vulnerability in modern key hardware, called Magic Lamp
  • in 2005 year, Djinn swept through the Perplex City Academy and other large city institutions, causing data and productivity losses of up to PCL750m.
  • Security experts at Key Surity Inc. have reported finding several keys around the city infected with a worm dubbed "Son of Djinn"
  • According to a recent leak from Centrifuge, next-generation keys are still susceptible to Djinn;
    • The new virus can cause the same amount of damage as the first, but in about a fifth the time frame.


Timeline

  •  ??-???-04 - Djinn virus wreaked havoc on the Academy
  • 28-MAR-05 - Djinn Jr. Announced
  • 25-MAY-05 - Next generation Keys are found to be susceptible to Djinn virus
  • 27-JUN-05 - Gregory Dempsey is fired; Centrifuge stock rises 6.4%


Creator of the Djinn Worm

  • For two years, the people of Earth and Perplex City agonized over the identity of the scoundrel who created the Djinn virus.
  • The list of potential guilty parties was quite long, and included such luminaries as Ruth Coralhouse and Sente Kiteway.
  • This was no ordinary whodunnit, however. On a surly evening, in a surly bar, Garnet was tipped off by an unknown informant. He was given a deck of cards, and an abstract clue.
  • This puzzlement would appear on Earth as Season 1 Card #243 - Shuffled (See: Shuffled)
  • Suspicions teetered at considerable length. When asked to comment, in the hopes that he may give a clue, Garnet said the following:

Hello -

You're quite right, Professor Kiteway was involved.

If you can tell me what the message you deciphered was, I can shed some light on the mystery for you.

Best Wishes,

Garnet.


References

  • Perplex City Sentinel
    • article, 28-MAR-05, "Djinn Jr. Reported" link
    • article, 25-MAY-05, "Next-Gen Keys Susceptible to Djinn" link
    • article, 27-JUN-05 "Key Developer Axed" link
  • article, 30-JUL-07 "Djinn Designer Unmasked" link
  • The Path of Least Time
    • entry, 10-OCT-06 "Search Agent" link