Alerts & Warnings
The Application Procedure follows below:
This service involves disseminating information that describes an intruder attack, security vulnerability, intrusion alert, computer virus or hoax and providing any short-term recommended course of action for dealing with the resulting problem. The alert, warning or advisory is sent as a reaction to the current problem to notify constituents of the activity and to provide guidance for protecting their systems or recovering any systems that were affected. Information may be created by the CERT or may be redistributed from vendors, other CERTs or security experts or other parts of the constituency.