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 stranger reacts aggressively to Jenni when Elizabeth is away from the webcam, and Jenni logs off.
Afterwards, Elizabeth's account is hacked, and her webcam is repeatedly turned on without her permission.
The stranger attempts to chat with Elizabeth again the next day while she is in a coffee shop, but logs off quickly when another customer approaches the webcam.
Sally does not believe Elizabeth when the latter insists she was hacked, and informs her that her grant is suspended until further notice.
Later, Elizabeth is prompted to chat with the stranger again; the stranger reveals that they witnessed Elizabeth having sex, and later their webcam turns on and reveals the account holder bound and gagged before being murdered by a masked man.
Elizabeth is shaken and immediately takes the video of the murder to the police, who acknowledge that it appears genuine but advise her that such snuff films are usually faked, and there is little they can do about it.
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.
Though Elizabeth notifies the police and calls Lynn to warn her, the message is garbled.