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This is a Random Event. Occurs in:

  1. Civilian Sector

Your arrival is greeted by numerous computer alerts. The nearby automated Rebel scout has deployed a virus and disrupted your shield system. Hopefully it won't cause further problems before you can destroy it.

  1. Continue...
    • Fight a Rebel Auto-Ship with your shields' maximum power halved.
      • (After destroying enemy ship) The ship explodes, leaving behind a collection of useful scrap material.
  2. (Hacking System) Counter the remote hacking.
    • Your hacking system automatically counters the digital assault and you move in to fight the ship.


This event is called "AUTO_HACKER" in the datafiles.