There are a number of mailing lists dedicated to system security. This page contains links to well-maintained archives of these lists together with a brief description of the remit of each list.
- The original and still the best. BugTraq is (supposed to be) a full disclosure moderated mailing list for the detailed discussion and announcement of computer security vulnerabilities. Bugs are described here often with sample source code to illustrate them. It generates around two to three dozen mail messages a day.
To learn more about BugTraq, and how to subscribe, read the BugTraq FAQ.
- Linux Security
- The Linux Security mailing list covers aspects of security specific to Linux. While the archive and mailing list are hosted by Red Hat, the list is more general to that, covering all distributions and platforms.