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.