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Boom or Bust? Welcome to the Freewheeling World of Crypto Lending

LONDON, Aug 26 — It sounds like a surefire bet. You lend money to a borrower who puts up collateral that exceeds the size of the loan, and then you earn interest of about 20%. What could possibly go wrong? …

Your Corporate Email Isn’t as Safe as You Think

The discovery of an alleged international ring of fraudsters started with a one-line email. In April 2019, a company accountant received an email that appeared to be from the chief executive officer. “Joanna, Can you mail out a check to …

Malware Broker Behind U.S. Hacks is Now Teaching Computer Skills in China

LONDON/SHANGHAI — A Chinese malware broker who was sentenced in the United States this year for dealing in malicious software linked to major hacks is back at his old workplace: teaching high-school computer courses, including one on internet security. Yu …