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Conspiracy theories abound in security mailing list launch

Danish security service outfit Secunia this week launched an independent mailing list for security vulnerabilities. Secunia makes no bones in saying that its Security Advisories mailing list initiative is a direct attack against competitor SecurityFocus. The Danes are highly critical of SecurityFocus and security clearing house CERT. And they hope that their Secunia mailing list will replace at the “one source of information regarding the latest vulnerabilities and the security patches released by vendors”. The Secunia Security Advisories list is based on more than 200 different sources of security information, including VulnWatch and Full-Disclosure. All the advisories on the Secunia Security Advisories list are written, verified and qualified by Secunia staff based on security research made by the security community and Secunia’s own security staff. Full Story

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