Muddy Waters becomes first shortseller to use security vulnerabilities to short a stock with pacemaker manufacturer
Do #cybersecurity vulnerabilities create opportunities for short sellers? That could get ugly.
Direct link to the Muddy Waters short notice & report
Let's not dance around it. Everything about this MedSec/Muddy Waters scheme is grossly unethical. Pure naked greed. pic.twitter.com/qj5yDgxtuM
— Kenn White (@kennwhite) August 25, 2016
The MedSec short sell story is the cherry on the sundae of today’s infosec horror:
Security researcher partners with short-seller to profit from revealing medical device maker’s irresponsibility. http://bloom.bg/2bD5fQP
Muddy Waters claims device maker vulnerable to hackers