Focus-Virus

This list discusses the how-to's and why's of the various products, tools and techniques available to help secure the common user from virus threats. This list is meant as an aid to network and systems administrators and security professionals as well as casual users who are interested in the latest developments in virus and anti-virus technologies.

0 Administrivia

0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is Focus-Virus?
0.1.2 What is appropriate content?
0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?
0.1.4 Is the list moderated?
0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was Focus-Virus created?

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?
0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?
0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?
0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?
0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?
0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?
0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?
0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "Focus-Virus" to the subject line of each message?
0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?



0 Administrivia
0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is Focus-Virus?

This list discusses the how-to's and why's of the various products, tools and techniques available to help secure the common user from virus threats. This list is meant as an aid to network and systems administrators and security professionals as well as casual users who are interested in the latest developments in virus and anti-virus technologies.

0.1.2 What is appropriate content?

Please follow the below guidelines on what kind of information should be posted to the Focus-Virus mailing list:

0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?

0.1.4 Is the list moderated?

Yes.

0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

Marc Fossi - you can reach me at <mfossi@securityfocus.com>

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was Focus-Virus created?

Focus-Virus was created on Monday the 24th of July, 2000 by Security-Focus Inc.

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?

Send an e-mail message to focus-virus-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?

Send an e-mail message to focus-virus-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message which you will have to answer.

If your email address has changed email the moderator at <mfossi@securityfocus.com> and you will be manually removed.

0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?

Unsubscribe from the list and resubscribe to start receiving mailing list traffic again.

0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?

Yes.

0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?

Send an e-mail message to focus-virus-digest-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to respond.

0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?

Send an e-mail message to focus-virus-digest-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to respond.

0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?

You are probably subscribed from a different address than that from which you are sending commands to LISTSERV. Either send email from the appropriate address or email the moderator to be unsubscribed manually.

0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "[FOCUS-VIRUS]" to the subject line of each message?

Not at this time.

0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?

Send an e-mail message to focus-virus-query@securityfocus.com. If you want to test whether you are subscribed to the digest send an e-mail message to focus-virus-digest-query@securityfocus.com.


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