DNS-Based Defense SPF

In this lesson, we will explore Sender Policy Framework (SPF), a DNS-based defense against phishing.

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It will be useful to be able to query DNS records to understand these defenses and configure them for your domains. If you’re running a Unix-like operating system like Mac OS or Linux, you’ll have a program called dig installed. You can run dig at the command line. You can read the man page for more details, but for our purposes, all you need to know is to run dig with two arguments—the host or domain you want to learn more about and the keyword txt. That will look like this:

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