This Week in Tech: 12th - 16th November

Published on November 16th, 2018. Written by .

In this weeks roundup:

  • Steam bug allowed researcher free access to all games
  • US Judge wants Amazon to hand over voice recordings
  • Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS service now available on iOS and Android

Steam bug allowed researcher free access to all games

A man has been given $20000 after he found a flaw within Gaming company Steam's software. 

Steam allows gamers to download, play and purchase games on Desktop. The security flaw enabled the researcher to download every game on Steam and obtain license keys for them.

This Week in Tech: 12th - 16th November

US Judge wants Amazon to hand over voice recordings

A US Judge has asked Amazon to hand over voice recordings of Echo devices from a flat where two woman died.

Amazon has said that they will not hand over any recordings without legal-binding instruction. Alexa enabled devices only record when the wake word 'Alexa' is said.

Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS service now available on iOS and Android

Cloudflare announced their fast 1.1.1.1 DNS service earlier this year. However, this week have officially released mobile apps for iOS and Android to make it easier for users to make use of the service.

1.1.1.1 is a fast DNS (Domain Name Server) which users can use for privacy and speed of Internet Browsing.

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