[nSLUG] Source for early news on security issues

Oliver Doepner odoepner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 19:22:07 ADT 2015


How about a subscription to US-CERT ?
https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSUSCERT/subscriber/new

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 5:36 PM, Stephen Yorke <syorke at gmail.com> wrote:

> I smell an NSLUG idea brewing.   ;-)
>
> Security aggregator website and provide it as an RSS feed, push/toast
> notifications by using some created application for iOS, Android, Chrome,
> Microsoft or whatever.  Would be quite easy to create it as a Website which
> polled different security sites, maybe top 3 - 5 to start and then bring in
> others slowly.
>
> Thoughts?  I could probably whip something up in a few days if you have
> specific sites which you would want/like to be polled.
>
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:53 PM, D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:36 PM, Joel Maxuel <j.maxuel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > This doesn't work?:
>> > http://slashdot.org/tag/security
>> >
>> > I changed my prefs to the old slashdot a while ago, maybe that has
>> something
>> > to do with it.
>> >
>>
>> The tag link you have is like a search for anything tagged 'security'.
>> It only displays a subject.  The previous one had
>> security as a topic and it auto refreshed.
>>
>> I think what I was looking for was:
>>
>> http://slashdot.org/security?source=autorefresh
>>
>> That still works, but they don't provide the link to that on the main
>> page.
>> I'm open to anything which may be better.  I'm interested in macro
>> level of stuff that involves open source, Linux and *nix.  By macro
>> I mean that things like Debian or Redhat security news can be
>> specific to only them, and not include something like major issue
>> with routers, CMS, etc.
>>
>>
>> > On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 4:24 PM, D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> One of the ways I found useful of getting early news on security issues
>> >> was to have a browser refreshing on the Security category of Slashdot.
>> >>
>> >> Slashdot has been revamped and I don't see an equivalent feature.
>> >>
>> >> What do others do to get the earliest possible news on security issues
>> >> like heartbleed, bash bug and the kind of thing you want to patch
>> >> in the next 5 minutes if possible?
>> >>
>> >> I subscribe to a few things like US-CERT, but most of them are days
>> >> rather than minutes to release security news like this.
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