SafeDNS Categories used for filtering
Posted by Jennifer Millan, Last modified by on 19 November 2014 05:25 PM


Category Description
Virus Propagation Sites seen in the spread of viruses and other malware
Phishing Site devoted to deceive Internet users (fake pages from banks and payment systems, other methods of fraud)
Botnets Control centers of botnets
Banner Ads Advertising systems and banner networks
Drugs Sites which advertises or sells drugs
Tasteless Sites that contain excessive amounts of tasteless language, or unmoderated forums
Academic Fraud Sites with plagiarism, academic fraud and etc.
Parked Domains Sites that are temporarily placed at the domain registrar without real content, often can be used for the virus propagation
Hate & Discrimination Site devoted to the propaganda of aggression, racism, terrorism
Proxies & Anonymizers Sites and other systems to bypass content filters
Adult Sites Sites with adult content, mostly about sex but without pornography
Alcohol & Tobacco Sites with information about alcohol, tobacco. Tobacco and alcohol online shopping
Dating Dating websites
Pornography & Sexuality Sites containing pornography in any form
Astrology Occult and astrology sites
Gambling  Casinos, lotteries and other gambling systems
Torrents & P2P Torrent trackers and P2P networks
File Storage Download archives, file-sharing sites
Movies & Video Online movies and videos
Music & Radio Internet radio and music archives
Photo Sharing Archives of photos, photo galleries
Chats & Messengers Online chats and instant messengers, servers of messaging systems
Forums Forums
Games Computer and video games websites
Social Networks Social Networks
Entertainment Entertainment portals. Sites of cafes and restaurants. Other information about leisure and entertainment
Automotive Sites about cars and other types of transportation
Blogs Systems of mass hosting, personal websites, blogs
Corporate Sites Sites of commercial organizations
E-commerce Online shops
Education Websites of educational institutions, educational portals
Finances Sites of banks and other financial institutions
Government Official government sites
Health & Fitness Sites of hospitals, medical centers, and health care organizations. Health portals
Humor Humorous and entertaining sites, often tasteless
Jobs & Career Job portals
Weapons Websites about weapons and army
Politics Political news sites, political parties and organizations. Sites of legal organizations. Laws
News & Media News agencies, media sites
Non-profit Sites of non-profit organizations
Portals Common portals
Religious Sites of religious and anti-religious organizations
Search Engines Search Engines
Computers & Internet Sites about information technology, software, internet, computers
Sports Site devoted to the sport or sports organizations
Science & Technology Sites of scientific organizations, information and news of the scientific community
Travel Sites dedicated to tourism and travel
Home & Family Sites about home, family, and hobbies
Shopping Sites on shopping not related to the category of online stores
Arts Museums, art portals and galleries
Webmail Webmail systems
Real Estate Websites with information about the sale and purchase of real estate
Classifieds Classifieds websites
Business Sites devoted to various issues of business and economics
Kids Sites for children
Trackers & Analytics Web analytics systems, including systems for tracking users
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