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Full Disclosure security mailing list reborn under new management

Lucian Constantin | March 27, 2014
The recently closed Full Disclosure security mailing list, which served as an open discussion forum for security researchers since 2002, was replaced Tuesday with a new list that will serve the same purpose, but will require former members to resubscribe.

"The 'Tweet + link' method simply does not cut it unless you want vulnerability provenance to vanish in large amounts," said Brian Martin, a moderator of the Open Sourced Vulnerability Database who's known in the hacker community as Jericho, in a blog post last week. "It is bad enough that VDBs [vulnerability databases] have to rely on the Internet Archive so often [...], but forcing us to set up a system to mirror all original disclosures is a burden."

 

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