Professor Outlines Impact of Heartbleed on the Stock Market

21/04/2014

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Introduction

Prof Bill Buchanan has made a unique analysis of the affect of Heartbleed on the stock price levels of major IT companies at:

http://billatnapier.wordpress.com/2014/04/21/security-threats-make-it-to-the-stock-market/

The main findings are that there have been two major dips with the first dip happening a few days before the actual announcement. The other related to the days around the major news items. Both had a major effect on share prices, including Amazon and Yahoo, who lost over 8% in their stock values.

 
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William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759
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