AusCERT RSS feeds of Security Bulletins and Blogs
Date: 19 May 2005
Original URL: https://auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1929&it=5102
AusCERT is pleased to announce the availability of RSS 1.0 feeds of AusCERT bulletins. Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is an XML based format that allows new information from web sites to be summarised and viewed in a form similar to newsgroups or email messages. This means that anyone can now view RSS feeds of AusCERT bulletins, however certain items will require you to authenticate to the AusCERT website in order to view the full bulletin. If you are not an AusCERT member, please see how to become an AusCERT Member for further information. If your organisation is already an AusCERT member but you cannot log in, you may not have a user account or have forgotten your password.
The following instructions describe how to configure Mozilla Thunderbird version 1.0 and later to receive AusCERT's RSS feed(s) - the procedure should be similar for other RSS readers.
If this is successful, then please enjoy the AusCERT RSS feed "AusCERT Security Bulletins". If a bulletin is restricted to AusCERT members only, you will need to log in to the AusCERT web site through your web browser to view the bulletin's full text.
Configuring RSS for particular categoriesBy default, all security bulletins will be retrieved via an RSS feed. It is also possible to download only items from a specific category as an RSS feed. To do this, you use the URL of:
where [category] is replaced with a "Category ID". Every item on the AusCERT website is assigned to one or more categories. A category ID are numerical and some of the more useful categories are listed in the following tables: