Farley and the Espionage Elite aided Spymaster in stealing secrets from Stark Industries, resulting in them coming into conflict with Iron Man, Mike O'Brien, and some security guards. The Espionage Elite were eventually defeat and abandoned by Spymaster.
Farley and the team were later reunited by Spymaster in order to hack Iron Man's armor. However, the hacker Spymaster hired, Glitch, chose to turn on the team, allowing the Espionage Elite to be captured. Spymaster escaped but was later captured.