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FTC Final Orders with Fandango and Credit Karma Provide Guidance on Mobile App Security
In August 2014, the Federal Trade Commission approved final orders resolving its actions against Fandango , LLC and Credit Karma , Inc. for allegedly misrepresenting the security of their mobile apps to customers because of alleged security flaws in both mobile applications. Companies can look to the complaints and settlement orders for guidance in implementing security measures for their own mobile apps.
FTC Approves Final Orders Settling Charges Against Fandango and Credit Karma
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges against Fandango, Inc. and Credit Karma, Inc. According to the FTC's complaints, the companies' mobile apps left consumers' sensitive personal information, including credit card information and Social Security numbers, vulnerable to ... (more)