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Apple, Samsung, Microsoft respond to WikiLeak's CIA hacking documentsThe most important tech news of the day includes the tech industry's responce to the Vault 7 leak on CIA hacking tools, Tinder's secret service for popular people, and Instagram mimicing Snapchat's location stickers.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. According to a massive data dump released by WikiLeaks, the CIA is equipped with a variety of hacking tools to crack into phones, cars, computers, even smart TVs. The leak, referred to as Vault 7, contains more than 80 700 documents, though at this time news outlets are unable to verify its authenticity. Apple says software updates have patched many of the issues mentioned in the leak and the company is working to address any other security bugs discovered. Samsung said it is investigating the matter and Microsoft said the same. Google declined to comment. Tinder reportedly Has a secret app just for celebrities and high profile popular people. It's called Tinder Select. And tech crunch reports that this exclusive spin off of the dating app has been in service for at least six months now. [MUSIC] And finally Instagram stories has taken yet another page from SnapShot's book, this time by introducing geographic stickers based on your GPS obtained location. The new feature should appear the next time you update the app. Not every locations gets a sticker. But like Snapchat, more will be added over time. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the latest, by downloading the CNET Tech Today app, in the Apple or Google Play stores.