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URL Blacklists

Our URL blacklists contain thousands of Web site names and URLs and are classified by categories. Available categories are as follows:

CATEGORYDESCRIPTION
AdvertAll about advertising. This includes sites offering banners and banner creation as well as sites delivering banners to be shown in webpages. Advertising companies are listed too.
AggressiveSites of obvious aggressive content. This covers hate speech and all kinds of racism.
AlcoholSites of breweries, wineries and destilleries. This category also covers sites that explain howto make beer, wines and spirits.
AnonymousVPNThis category covers sites providing vpn services to the public. The focus is on vpn sites used to hide the origin of the traffici like tor nodes. The category does not include company vpn accesses.
ChatSite for realtime chatting and instant messaging. Everything that is not realtime is included in "forum".
CostTrapsSites that lure with free of charge services but then give you a costly subscription (written somewhere in tiny letters nearly unreadable).
DatingSites to contact people for love and life together. Men seeking women, women seeking men, and so on.
DownloadsThis covers mostly filesharing, p2p and torrent sites. Other download sites (for software, wallpapers, ..) are included as well.
DrugsSites offering drugs or explain how to make drugs (legal and non legal). Covers tabacco as well as viagra and similar substances.
DynamicAll domains where people log in to obtain a dynamic IP address. Dynamic sites can be harmless as well as carry redirecting proxies to bypass the webfilter onr porn, games or anything else that may be inappropiate.
FinanceBankingHome page of banking companies are listed here. This is not restricted to online banking.
FinanceInsuranceSites of insurance companies, information about insurances and links concerning this subject.
FinanceMoneyLendingSites one can apply for loans and mortgages or can obtain information about this business.
FinanceRealEstateSites about all types of real estate, buying and selling homes, finding apartments for rent and selling.
FinanceTradingSites about the stock exchange market, trading of stocks and stock options as well as sites related to this subject.
FinanceOtherAll financial pages that do not fit into the financial categories above.
FortuneTellingAll sites about astrology, horoscopes, numerology, palm reading and so on. Sites that offer services to fortell the future.
GambleSites offering the possibility to win money. Poker, casino, bingo and other chance games as well as betting sites. Differs from "hobbyGames" in the aspect of winning or losing money or being lured to do so.
GovernmentSites belonging to the goverment of a country, county or city.
HackingSites with information and discussions about security weaknesses and how to exploit them. Sites offering exploits are listed as well as sites distributing programs that help to find security leaks.
JobSearchPortals for job offers and job seekers as well as the career and work-for-us pages of companies.
MilitarySites of military facilites or related to the armed forces.
MusicSites that offer the download of music, information about music groups or music in general.
NewsSites presenting news. Homepages from newspapers, magazines and journals as well as some blogs.
PornSites about all kinds of sexual content ranging from naked photos to hardcore porn and S and M.
RedirectorSite that actively help to bypass url filters by accepting urls via webform and play a proxy and redirecting role.
ReligionSites with religious content including all kind of churches, sects, religious interpretations and so on.
RemoteControlSites offering the service to remotely access computers, especially (but not limited to going) through firewalls. This includes using a third party computer. Traditional VPN is not covered.
ShoppingSites offering online shopping and price comparisons.
SocialNetSites bringing people together (social networking) be it for friendship or for business.
SpyWareSites that try to actively install software (or lure the user in doing so) in order to spy on the surfing behaviour (or worse). The homecalling sites where the collected information is sent are listed, too.
URLShortenerDomains that can be used to shorten long URLs. The orginal (long) URL will be accessed after the short URL has been requested from the shortener. This distinguishes this category from redirector where the orginal URL is never accessed directly.
ViolenceSites about killing and harming people. Covers anything from brutality to beastiality.
WarezCollection of sites offering programs to break licence keys, licence keys themselves, cracked software and other copyrighted material.
WeaponsSites offering all kinds of weapons or accessories for weapons, firearms, knives, swords, bows, etc. Armory shops are included as well as sites holding general information about arms (manufacturing, usage).
WebMailSites that offer web-based email services.
WebPhoneSites that enable users to phone via Internet/WWW. Any site where users can voice chat with each other (normal chat sites, where users type their messages are part of "chat").


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