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12 March 2010, 09:39

SecurityFocus to partially shut down

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SecurityFocus Logo Symantec has announced that it plans to shut down part of its SecurityFocus security information portal. The company says that only the Mailing Lists, including Bugtraq, and its Vulnerability Database will remain online. Starting on the 15th of March, SecurityFocus will begin transitioning its content to the Symantec Connect site.

Founded in 1999, SecurityFocus was acquired in 2002 by Symantec, the company behind another acquisition the popular Norton range of security products. In addition to its various mailing lists and vulnerability database, SecurityFocus maintains a comprehensive collection of articles and papers on a number of security issues. The site has also served as a reliable source for news from security experts on the latest security threats and problems.

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