Wells Fargo on the receiving end of USAA's long-standing intellectual property threat; millions are mad about Erica, Bank of America's virtual assistant; relief may be in reach for bankers fed up with SARs; and more from this week's most-read stories.
Starling's Anne Boden and Mastercard's Ann Cairns have a similar warning for the banking and tech sectors. Facebook scolds activist investor Natasha Lamb for being "not nice." And some big Most Powerful Women moves, as Catherine Keating takes a new CEO job and Kathie Andrade exits TIAA.
Of all the types of malicious software targeting businesses, ransomware continues to be one of the most pervasive, according to recent studies. Here's an overview of the things banks, especially small ones, are doing to stop it.
Readers respond to a bill designed to modernize the anti-money-laundering rules, applaud the acting head of the CFPB’s decision to fire the members of the bureau’s advisory councils, opine on when a bank ought to communicate it has been hacked and more.
Competition for deposits is heating up as summer approaches, and banks are responding in all sorts of ways — from launching digital-only platforms to raising CD rates to reviving debit rewards. But rising interest rates could weaken demand for loans, especially mortgages.