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IEEE P1735 Encryption Is Broken—Flaws Allow Intellectual Property Theft

Researchers have uncovered several major weaknesses in the implementation of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) P1735 cryptography standard that can be exploited to unlock, modify or steal encrypted system-on-chip blueprints. read more


Wolfenstein 2 Update 1.02 Adds Pre-Order Bonus Content, Xbox One X Support and More

Bethesda’s The Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is doing well since its release, managing to snatch the sixth spot in the UK sales chart. The title will receive update 1.02 soon enough, and it adds the game’s pre-order bonus content, Xbox One X support and more. read more


Fortnite: Battle Royale Passes 20 Million Players Since Launch

Last month Epic Games announced that it’s Fortnite take on the Battle Royale genre, surpassed 10 million players since launch. Now the number of gamers playing the free-to-play title has officially doubled in under a month, hitting a gobsmacking 20 million players since it launched in September of this year. read more


Daily Deal: LEGO Marvel Avengers Is 60% Off On Steam

Looking for a fun title to wind down to? Then pick up LEGO Marvel Avengers for 60% off on Steam. Follow the iconic storyline of the Avengers across the films and comics, play as superheroes such as Ironman, Thor, Captain American, Hulk, Black Widow and more! read more


Destiny 2’s Latest Hotfix Addresses Issues From Previous Update

With modern gaming, updates are almost as essential as milk in coffee (Black coffee is gross.) but quite often, updates can open up a whole new can of worms and introduce even more issues, like the case of last week’s patch in Bungie’s Destiny 2. read more