Archive for September, 2008

Exploiting Public Information for Stock Manipulation

Last Wednesday, 9/10, United Airlines saw its stock drop by over 75% in fifteen minutes, over a mistaken news story that came across the Bloomberg business wire announcing that it had filed for bankruptcy.  How this happened has interesting implications for security. Back on December 10th, 2002, United Airlines really did file for bankruptcy.  It […]

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