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What are the Web Protection Categories
Our Web Protection Service, SecureSurf
, utilizes a Categories filter that blocks Web traffic by 53 categories. Here is a list of the categories and their associated definitions:
- Sites that host online advertisements, which include advertising graphics, banners, and pop-up content.
Sites that promote or sell alcohol.
Sites with tools that can proxy bypass information or services.
Sites for Theater, museums, exhibits, photography, and digital graphic resources.
Sites about automobiles, including manufacturers, news, reviews and hobbyist information.
Sites for businesses of all sizes, especially company Web sites.
Sites where you can chat in real-time with groups of people.
Valid Web sites that have been hacked and are distributing malware attacks.
Sites that promote software hacking or encourage activities that are illegal, criminal, or harmful to the general public.
Sites for meeting other people.
Sites that offer shareware, freeware, and other legal software downloads.
Sites about illegal or recreational drug use.
Sites for educational materials and schools, covering all age levels and types.
Sites for banks, brokerages, trusts, and other financial organizations.
Sites about food, dining, catering services, food critics, restaurant reservation, and restaurant
Sites with discussions, bulletin boards, message boards, and forums.
Sites that offer gambling or information about gambling.
Sites that offer playable games or information about games.
Sites operated by government agencies, including city, state, regional, county and federal
Sites that promote prejudice based on gender, age, race, nationality, religion, sexual
Sites that offer information about health care or health services.
Sites about home improvement, decorating, family, pets, gardening, cooking, event planning
(non-wedding) and hobbies.
Sites that are intended to be funny or humorous.
Sites that offer job listings, resume services, interview coaching and similar employment-
Sites or software that installs on a user's computer with the intent to collect information or
make system changes without the user's consent.
Sites that stream TV shows, videos, or movies.
Sites sponsored or devoted to the armed forces and government-controlled agencies.
Web sites that do not fall into any of the other categories.
Sites about Internet radio, streaming media, musicians, bands, and MP3 download sites.
Sites that offer news and information, including newspapers, broadcasters and other
Sites for non-profit or charity organizations and services.
Web sites that provide images or descriptions of nudity.
Sites about or hosted by personal individuals. Includes personal blogs, guestbook servers,
personal hobbies, activities, etc.
Sites that provide information about approved drugs and their medical uses.
Sites that pretend to be legitimate business sites while obtaining private information from users.
Sites that support politics and provide political party information, including elections or legislation.
Sites that contain any depiction of pornography
Sites that offer an entry to the Internet, including bundled services on their own site.
Sites that post real estate listings and promote real estate agents/brokers
Sites about religion, religious teachings and groups, and spirituality.
Sites that display result listings based on keywords.
Sites that sell products and services online.
Sites that promote interaction and networking between people.
Web site links found inside spammed e-mails are automatically added to this list.
Sites about sports of all kinds, from professional to amateur, from news to league information
Sites that contain offensive and tasteless information on controversial subjects.
Sites about computing, hardware and technology, including news, information, code and
Sites that promote or sell all tobacco products.
Sites that offer language translations.
Sites with travel information and services, including reservations for airlines, cars, hotels,
vacations, and trips.
Sites that promote violence and sedition.
Sites about weapons, commercial and otherwise.
Sites that offer the ability to send or receive email.
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Article ID: 514
Created: February 1, 2011 at 5:41 PM
Modified: May 16, 2017 at 2:07 PM
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