Available RuleSpace Categories for Symantec Protection Engine

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You want to be notified when any new RuleSpace categories are added to Symantec Protection Engine, or you want to know the up-to-date category information.

 

Resolution

This document will be updated when any new RuleSpace categories are added to the product. As the Implementation Guide only lists the basic URL categories at the time of the first product release, it will not necessarily reflect the up-to-date categories. Subscribe this document as the guide to the latest information. 

As of July 7th, 2017, following one (1) new category becomes available: Tracking (Track). Please find the attached PDF file ("Symantec Protection Engine URL Category Addition Q2 CY2017") for the details.

 

SYMURLListLookupDefs cfcurlclist Date added (mm/dd/yyyy)
Tracking (Track) 07-07-2017

As of Jun. 20th, 2016, following one (1) new category becomes available: Cloud Infrastrucutre (CLOUD). Find the attached PDF file ("Symantec Protection Engine URL Category Addition Q1 CY2016") for the details.

 
SYMURLListLookupDefs cfcurlclist Date added (mm/dd/yyyy)
Cloud Infrastrucutre (CLOUD) 06-20-2016
 
As of Jan. 13th, 2015, following three (3) new categories become available: Malware Domain, Malware Attack and Botnet and Malware Phishing. Find the attached PDF file ("SPE URL Category Addition Q1 CY2015") for the details.
 
SYMURLListLookupDefs cfcurlclist Date added (mm/dd/yyyy)
Malware Domain 01-13-2015
Malware Attack and Botnet 01-13-2015
Malware Phishing 01-13-2015
 
As of Feb 20, 2014, four (4) new categories become available: Alcohol Kids, Cyberbulling, Remote Access, and Tobacco Kids. Find the attached two (2) PDFs for the details.
 
SYMURLListLookupDefs cfcurlclist Date added (mm/dd/yyyy)
Alcohol Kids 02-20-2014
Cyberbulling 02-20-2014
Remote Access 02-20-2014
Tobacco Kids 02-20-2014
 
As of Dec 10, 2010 and onward, on which Symantec Scan Engine (SSE) 5.2.10 was publicly released, the following categories are available.
Note that some categories marked with asterisk "*" are not listed in the Implementation Guide, as these categories were added after the document compilation but before the release of the product. 
 
SYMURLListLookupDefs cfcurlclist Date added (mm/dd/yyyy)
Abortion 12-10-2010
Advertising 12-10-2010
Alcohol 12-10-2010
Anonymizer 12-10-2010
Art and Museums 12-10-2010
Art Nudes 12-10-2010
Automated Web Application 12-10-2010
Automotive 12-10-2010
Bikini 12-10-2010
Blog 12-10-2010
Business 12-10-2010
Business Wireless 12-10-2010
CAIC is a separate list from SYMURLListLookupDefs (CAICURLListLookupDefs)
Cash Gambling 12-10-2010
Chat 12-10-2010
Chat/SMS/Text Messaging Wireless 12-10-2010
Content Delivery Network* 12-10-2010
Criminal Skills 12-10-2010
Cults 12-10-2010
Drugs 12-10-2010
Dynamic 12-10-2010
Dynamic Wireless 12-10-2010
Education 12-10-2010
Energy 12-10-2010
Enterprise Webmail 12-10-2010
Entertainment 12-10-2010
Entertainment Wireless 12-10-2010
File Sharing 12-10-2010
Finance and Investing 12-10-2010
Finance Wireless 12-10-2010
Food and Restaurants 12-10-2010
Forums and Message Boards 12-10-2010
Freeware and Shareware 12-10-2010
Gambling 12-10-2010
Gambling Wireless 12-10-2010
Gaming 12-10-2010
Glamour 12-10-2010
Gore 12-10-2010
Government 12-10-2010
Hacking 12-10-2010
Hate 12-10-2010
Health 12-10-2010
Hobbies 12-10-2010
Hosting 12-10-2010
Internet Telephony 12-10-2010
Job Search 12-10-2010
Kids 12-10-2010
Law 12-10-2010
Lifestyle 12-10-2010
Mature Content 12-10-2010
Military 12-10-2010
Mobile Entertainment 12-10-2010
Music 12-10-2010
News 12-10-2010
News Wireless 12-10-2010
Non profit 12-10-2010
Occult 12-10-2010
Online Backup and File Storage* 12-10-2010
Personal Ads and Dating 12-10-2010
Personal Ads and Dating Wireless 12-10-2010
Pets 12-10-2010
Photography* 12-10-2010
Placeholder 12-10-2010
Plagiarism* 12-10-2010
Politics 12-10-2010
Pornography 12-10-2010
Pornography Wireless 12-10-2010
Portal 12-10-2010
Proxy Wireless* 12-10-2010
Real Estate 12-10-2010
Reference 12-10-2010
Religion 12-10-2010
Science 12-10-2010
Search 12-10-2010
Self Harm 12-10-2010
Sexual Education 12-10-2010
Shopping 12-10-2010
Sports 12-10-2010
Sports Wireless 12-10-2010
Streaming Media 12-10-2010
Suicide 12-10-2010
Technology and Telecommunications 12-10-2010
Tobacco 12-10-2010
Travel 12-10-2010
Travel Wireless 12-10-2010
Violence 12-10-2010
Virtual Community 12-10-2010
Weapons 12-10-2010
Webmail 12-10-2010
Wedding 12-10-2010
 
 

 

 

Applies To

 

  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.0.0 and later with the URL filtering enabled

Attachments

Symantec Protection Engine URL Category Addition Q2 CY2017.pdf get_app
Symantec Protection Engine URL Category Addition Q1 CY2016.pdf get_app
SPE URL Category Definitions - Q4 FY14.pdf get_app
SPE URL Category Addition Q4 FY14.pdf get_app
SPE URL Category Addition Q1 CY2015.pdf get_app