CCleaner hacked, Slack's new valuationThe biggest stories in tech include the CCleaner hack, Google's audio payment app in India and Slack's latest valuation after another round of investments.
This is CNET, and here are the stories that matter right now. A popular tune up app for PC and Android called CCleaner has been compromised by hackers who planted a malicious program inside the software. The makers of CCleaner claim that over 2.2 million people have used the infected software, but assure that no harm was done to anyone who ran it. Google has launched a payment app in India called Tez, that lets user send and receive money using sound to connect devices. So far Tez Has partners in the transportation, flights, and cinema industries, and seeks to grow from there. India's digital payments market is on schedule to grow to 500 billion dollars, by the year 2020. And finally slack is now valued over five billion dollars. Thanks to a recent investment from the Japanese giant, Softbank. This evaluation is a jump from april 2016 when Slack had claimed it was worth 3.8 billion dollars. Slack has already become a stable productivity tool in the work place. And the company says it will use the money to ensure flexibility in the future [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the C Net Tech Today app in the Apple of Google Play store.