15.2. Third-Party Channels

You can access a number of third-party resources to stay informed about the latest security-related exploits. Typically, these resources are established by helpful netizens or organizations that specialize in network security. All the resources listed here are free, meaning that no entry fee is required to access security-related information. Some resources do post advertisements, however, to defray the cost of maintaining the resource.

Third-party security resources include vulnerability databases, websites, mailing lists, and newsgroups. Each has its own drawbacks and benefits.

Vulnerability database

Provides search capability for finding exploits but no feedback if you have additional questions

Website

Might have ...

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