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Offline Lisandro

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Newsletters
« on: September 08, 2004, 03:53:09 AM »
I wish you post a list of your most usefull newsletter.
Please, restrict to computer and security issues.

I suggest:

CNET Download.com
F-Prot Antivirus Alert Service
Lockergnome
PC World's
Scot's Newsletter
Simtel Downloads
Skinbase
WebAttack FileWeek
ZDNET Downloads Digest
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2004, 06:49:35 AM »
Sorry I don't have an addy for it, but it should be an easy one to find -- the weekly one from Trend Micro (the HouseCall people).  Usually Friday evenings, plus they'll issue additional special alerts when necessary.
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2004, 08:55:10 AM »
Technical, I have a site Fred Langa that is a good pc news source.  :D
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2004, 03:08:30 PM »
Technical, I have a site Fred Langa that is a good pc news source.  :D

Thanks, Neal. I'm taking a look into it and seems very usefull.
Mike, are virus alerts from TrendMicro usefull? I mean, if I use avast and it is updated, why I can do more?

Any other suggestions?  8)
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2004, 03:27:32 PM »
Flexbeta has also a very interesting news.
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2004, 03:29:59 PM »
Here are a few you may want to check out.

Crypto-Gram
Frontline
MS security newsletter for homeusers
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2004, 04:50:34 PM »
MacWorld and Mac Central Newsletter Macs are computers afterall  ;)
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2004, 07:01:13 PM »
Mike, are virus alerts from TrendMicro usefull? I mean, if I use avast and it is updated, why I can do more?

From a practical security standpoint, you probably don't gain much if anything -- it's usually a tossup as to whether you get the Trend special-alert or an avast update first.

But the newsletter's handy for learning what's currently in the wild, especially if it's a new variant, and where in the world it's currently most prevalent.

And better yet, info on how the virus transmits and/or causes damage, so you know what kind of danger signs to watch for.  This in particular (something like Trend's "encyclopedia") is something many of us would like to see from Alwil too, but I guess is beyond Alwil's available manpower and other resources.
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Re:Newsletters
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2004, 10:09:11 AM »
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