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  • St. Jude’s lawsuit against short-seller faces steep climb: lawyers

    Yahoo! - 09/07/2016

    IOActive, NCC Group and Optiv, three prominent firms that provide vulnerability consulting, said they would not enter into an arrangement with short-sellers.

    Yet some argue that the public interest is served by such an alliance.

    Andrea Matwyshyn, a Northeastern University computer scientist, said she supported using research to short a stock because the approach pressures companies to be more upfront about the risks associated with security bugs.

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