SecurityFocus News Portal Section Will Be Shut Down

March 14, 2010
By, home to the well-known Bugtraq mailing list, will terminate its news portal section and will transfer its content to Symantec Connect.

SecurityFocus has been a mainstay in the security community, its Bugtraq mailing list is where almost all new security-related vulnerabilities, vendor security-related announcements, methods of exploitation, and how to fix them, etc are discussed.

Its news section provides original news content, detailed technical papers and guest columnists. This section and Infocus articles, whitepapers, and other SecurityFocus content will be moved to Symantec main website starting 15 March 2010.


According to SecurityFocus, mailing lists including Bugtraq and its Vulnerability Database will remain online at There will not be any changes to any of the list charters or policies and the same teams who have moderated list traffic will continue to do so. The vulnerability database will continue to be updated and made available as it is currently. DeepSight and other security intelligence related offerings will remain unchanged.

SecurityFocus was founded in 1999 and then acquired by Symantec in August 2002.

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