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#1 Guest_CCLsupport_*

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 05:25 PM

Does anyone know of a mailing list for new virus notifications other than the one from Sophos?

I'm on the Sophos mailing list but I have a couple of issues with it:

1) Sophos uses a different name for viruses than everyone else. (Mind you, I think every anti-virus software provider has their own naming system)

2) The e-mails give no information about the virus. You have to visit the Sophos website for virus information, which for 5-10 notifications / day is very manually intensive.

I appreciate it's straight forward to research a virus on-line, but generally when you're faced with an infected machine going on-line is the last thing you want to do. (And not everyone has more than one machine available to them)

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Posted 09 August 2005 - 09:26 AM

Symantec has one but it may not be as often as you like it:

http://nct.symantecs...virusalert.html


I'd try it anyways. It's free and you can remove from it at anytime.

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