The Data Uplink is a remote control-like device, used to wirelessly hack into various devices such as computer terminals and enemy dropships. It appears in several missions in Perfect Dark: dataDyne Defection, dataDyne Investigation, Chicago, Area 51 Rescue, and Carrington Institute - Defense. In the Chicago mission, the Data Uplink appears as Reprogrammer, but still has the same utility.
The Data Uplink also appears in Combat Simulator, in the Hacker Central gametype, and is used in much the same way.
Capable of remote interrogation of almost any type of stored data, which is sent directly back to the institute computer hackers. A variant of this device provides the hackers with a direct link into the local system.