2015-05-14

URL Blacklists Filtering Service

To configure the URL filtering (URL guarding) you can build your own customized lists of URLs and/or subscribe to our URL blacklists service and benefit from the advantages of maintained and high quality lists of URLs classified by category.

Our Service

URL BlacklistsOur URL blacklists are available as a download subscription service for a period of one month or one year. This service is proposed as an option attached to a unique CacheGuard subscription plan. To purchase this service please go to Purchase CacheGuard.

Our URL blacklists service is perfectly suited to be used with a CacheGuard appliance. With this service, downloads and updates of URL blacklists become straightforward and you rather pay its integration with CacheGuard appliance rather than its content. Our URL blacklists can also be used to configure exception lists for the SSL inspection (SSL mediation) feature.

Our URL Blacklists Categories

We provide commercial blacklists to manage your URL guarding policy. Our lists contain thousands of Web site names and URLs. Here you will find some examples of available URL Blacklists Categories:

Category Description
Advert Sites 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.
AnonymousVPN Sites providing VPN services to the public: the focus is on vpn sites used to hide the origin of the traffic like tor nodes. The category does not include company VPN accesses.
Chat Sites for real time chatting and instant messaging: everything that is not real time is included in “forum”.
CostTraps Sites that lure with free of charge services but then give you a costly subscription (written somewhere in tiny letters nearly unreadable).
Dating Sites to contact people for love and life together. men seeking women, women seeking men, and so on.
Downloads Sites covering mostly filesharing, p2p and torrent sites: other download sites (for software, wallpapers, ..) are included as well.
Drugs Sites offering drugs or explain how to make drugs (legal and non legal): covers tobacco as well as viagra and similar substances.
Dynamic Sites 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 on porn, games or anything else that may be inappropriate.
Gamble Sites 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.
Hacking Sites 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.
JobSearch ortals for job offers and job seekers as well as the career and work-for-us pages of companies.
Military Sites of military facilities or related to the armed forces.
Movies Sites offering cinema programs, information about movies and actors: sites for downloading video clips/movies (as long as it is legal) are included as well.
MSOffice365 White list of Microsoft Office 365 related sites. To use if you need to allow MS Office 365 related services only.
Music URL blacklists: sites that offer the download of music, information about music groups or music in general.
News Sites presenting news: homepages from newspapers, magazines and journals as well as some blogs.
Porn Sites about all kinds of sexual content ranging from naked photos to hardcore porn and S and M.
Redirector Site that actively help to bypass URL filters by accepting URLs via Web form and play a proxy and redirecting role.
Religion Sites with religious content including all kind of churches, sects, religious interpretations and so on.
SearchEngines Sites about collection of search engines and directory sites.
SexEducation Sites explaining the biological functions of the body concerning sexuality as well as sexual health: this category does not cover porn.
SexLingerie URL blacklists sites selling and presenting sexy lingerie.
SocialNet URL blacklists sites bringing people together (social networking) be it for friendship or for business.
SpyWare Sites that try to actively install software (or lure the user in doing so) in order to spy on the surfing behavior (or worse): the home calling sites where the collected information is sent are listed, too.
Tracker Sites that track where you surf and what you do passively: covers web bugs, counters and other tracking mechanisms in web pages that do not interfere with the local computer yet collect information about the surfing person for later analysis. Sites actively spying out the surfer by installing software or calling home sites are not covered with tracker but with “spyware”.
Violence Sites about killing and harming people: covers anything from brutality to beastiality.
Warez Sites offering programs to break license keys, license keys themselves, cracked software and other copyrighted material.
Weapons Sites 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).
WebMail Sites that offer web-based email services.
WebRadio Sites that allow users to listen to music and radio streams.
WebTV Sites offering TV streams via the WWW.