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Glossary of Categories Blocked with UltraDNS Public

AdultContent, such as pornography or violence, that is not generally thought to be appropriate for viewing by children

AlcoholA colorless volatile flammable liquid that is produced by the natural fermentation of sugars and is the intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel

Bots/C2An autonomous program on a network (especially the Internet) that can interact with computer systems or users, especially one designed to respond or behave like a player in an adventure game

Discrimination/HateThe unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex

DrugsA medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.

GamblingPlaying games of chance for money; bet

GamingThe action or practice of playing gambling games

Hacking/WarezThe gaining of unauthorized access to data in a system or computer

MalwareSoftware that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system

Parked DomainsA registered domain name that is active but is not associated with a specific website. Instead, a parked domain displays a "parked page" to users who visit the URL

PhishingThe fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers

PornographyPrinted or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity

RansomwareA type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid

SpywareSoftware that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive

ViolenceBehavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something