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blacklist

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A list of discrete entities, such as hosts or applications that have been previously determined to be associated with malicious activity. Also known as dirty word list.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

  A list of email senders who have previously sent spam to a user.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-114 under Blacklist [Superseded]

  A list of discrete entities, such as hosts or applications that have been previously determined to be associated with malicious activity.
Source(s): NISTIR 7621 Rev. 1 under Blacklist