|author||Aaron Ball <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2019-03-14 08:32:22 -0600|
|committer||Aaron Ball <email@example.com>||2019-03-14 08:32:22 -0600|
Checking DNSBL: Updated some verbage
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/posts/checking-dnsbl-lists.adoc b/posts/checking-dnsbl-lists.adoc
index 0d922d7..67e4e56 100644
@@ -28,10 +28,10 @@ their list for future checks, and noticed they used something called DNSBL.
What is a DNSBL
-A DNSBL, or **DNS** **B**lack**L**ist or **DNS** **B**lackhole **L**ist, is an
-extension of DNS A and TXT records that allows these records to be used to mark
-IP addresses as known sources of spam. Since this is done with DNS, querying is
-relatively easy, as the tooling and protocol are relatively standardized.
+A DNSBL, or **DNS** **B**ased**L**ist, is an extension of DNS A and TXT records
+that allows these records to be used to mark IP addresses as known sources of
+spam (or other things). Since this is done with DNS, querying is relatively
+easy, as the tooling and protocol are relatively standardized.
For further reading, see the link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNSBL[Wikipedia