"Thanks," says Patrick
. The fact that Safe Food Corporated is being used as a middleman shows that the company that was hit has placed a great deal of trust in them, as they would be the ones to receive the stolen files in the unlikely event that the hackers returned them. Safe Food could easily make copies for themselves if they chose to betray that trust, so obviously it has a close relationship with the victim of the attack in order for them to be trusted with this responsibility. Patrick
thinks of where in the Net he might find information about Safe Food Corporated, particularly any links they have with Biosoft or GeneEden, but he can't come up with much
. Since a lot of food is genetically modified, it makes sense that such a relationship would exist, and he recalls that Biosoft was involved in improving crops and cattle.