Is New "Hacker Hedge Fund" in Intimidation Category?Mark Melin
Infamous computer hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer is putting his skill set to use, along with his inside knowledge of hacker activities, to start a new hedge fund. The fund will identify and then short stocks when they believe could be subject to a hacker vulnerability.
Hacker hedge fund: Is new strategy "slimy?" or "white hat?"
When asked in a CNBC interview if his tactic was “slimy,” Auernheimer entered a new argument seldom heard among activist hedge fund managers, a label the nearly 30-year old convicted hacker now officially wears. But is the man known for hacking into AT&T, a conviction that was later vacated, wearing the white hat now?
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