Gears & Gadgets

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit Westend61 | Getty Images Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world, including in the United States, have increasingly called for backdoors in the encryption schemes that protect your data, arguing that national security is at stake. But new research indicates governments already have methods and tools that, for […]

Gaming

Nintendo Direct Mini: Control, Hitman 3 come to Switch, Hyrule Warriors gets demo

Nintendo quietly dropped a new mini Direct presentation featuring some major announcements and release date reveals. Most notably, the 18-minute stream revealed a major surprise — that last year’s Control: Ultimate Edition has dropped on the Switch today. Players can download a “cloud version” of the game, which is the same way that Nintendo brought […]