June 12, 2015
Americans are banking and shopping in odd places these days. According to the online survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Feedzai, a big data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to prevent fraud, nearly one-half (46 percent) of smartphone bankers are banking from their mobile phones in the bedroom. Additional findings show nearly one-third (30 percent) bank while in the bathroom and 13 percent while driving. Among online smartphone shoppers, 4 percent of them are shopping on their mobile phones while crossing the street or standing in line (18 percent).
Released today, the survey 2015 Consumer Banking and Shopping Behaviors: Sentiment on Personal Data also reveals that Americans are equally as cautious about data breaches this year as last year. So it may not be a surprise that consumers are willing to give a financial institution access to their personal data in exchange for protection.
People use their smartphones as a tool to shop and bank, ev ...