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    When Good Apps Go Bad

    Posted by CollegiateNation on Sat, January 14, 2012, in Privacy Wiki

    January 12, 2012 Experts warn that many mobile apps are trampling privacy. The following is an excerpt from Dark Reading by Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Editor

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    January 13, 2012 Pembroke Pines, Fl (Collegiate Nation) -- The maverick and outspoken founder of Collegiate Nation, also known as the "Privacy Mom" is kicking off her 2012 "Occupy Privacy" campaign by urging all college students to support the push to d…

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    January 11, 2012 Collegiate Nation urges all college students to support the campaign by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to defeat H.R. 1981, a bill that would order online service providers to keep records of everyone's online activities, to h…

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    December 7, 2011 By Evelyn Castillo-Bach The Federal Trade Commission issued an 8 count complaint against Facebook on November 29, 2011, This marks the first time that a federal agency has officially exposed the social networking giant for engaging in d…

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    Pembroke Pines, Florida (PRWEB) December 07, 2011 Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/12/prweb9017416.htm Collegiate Nation announced today that it has formally launched a nationwide campaign, Occupy Privacy in College. The campaign is a direct r…

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    Pembroke Pines, Florida (UmeNow) November 09, 2011 Online tracking is the single most serious threat that college students face today. Whether you play college sports or are studying accounting, what you post on free sites can derail your future.The stud…

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    Source: OnGurard Online http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/mobile-apps.aspx Some hackers have created apps that can infect phones and mobile devices with malware. If your phone sends email or text messages that you didn’t write, or installs apps that y…

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    Source: OnGuard Online http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/mobile-apps.aspx What types of data can apps access? When you sign up with an app store or download individual apps you may be asked for your permission to let them access information on your d…

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    Source: FTC Consumer Alert http://ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt106.shtm The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them. To…

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