Barry's brother Paul needs Michael's help retrieving a stolen hard drive that contains the account information of a local teacher's union. If Michael can't get it back soon, Paul will lose his job and hundreds of teachers will lose their life savings. Michael tries to get close to the young hacker who stole the hard drive, but she proves to be much more dangerous than Michael had imagined.
Meanwhile, Michael is recruited by Max to help steal some tech secrets from a foreign agency. As he is selected for more important assignments, he gets closer to having his burn notice lifted. Until then, he just has to avoid getting caught.