Web resource content categories

The web resource content categories (hereinafter also referred to as "categories") listed below have been selected to most fully describe the blocks of data hosted by web resources, taking into account their functional and thematic features. The order in which the categories appear in this list does not reflect the relative importance or prevalence of such categories on the Internet. The category names are provisional and used solely for purposes of Kaspersky Lab products and websites. The names do not necessarily reflect the meaning implied by law. One web resource can belong to several categories at once.

Adult content

This category includes the following types of web resources:

Software, audio, video

This category includes the following subcategories that you can individually select:

Alcohol, tobacco, narcotics

This category includes web resources whose content is directly or indirectly related to alcoholic or alcohol-containing products, tobacco products, and narcotic, psychotropic and/or intoxicating substances.

This category includes web resources addressing scientific and medical topics.

Violence

This category includes web resources containing any photo, video or text materials describing acts of physical or psychological violence directed against human beings, or cruel treatment of animals.

Weapons, explosives, pyrotechnics

This category includes web resources with information about weapons, explosives, and pyrotechnical products:

The term "weapons" means appliances, items, and means designed to harm the life or health of humans and animals and/or damage equipment and structures.

Profanity

This category includes web resources where profane language has been detected.

Overlaps the "Adult content" category.

This category also includes web resources with linguistic and philological materials containing profanity as the subject of study.

Gambling, lotteries, sweepstakes

This category includes web resources that offer users to participate financially in gambling, even if such financial participation is not a mandatory condition for access to the website. This category includes web resources offering:

Overlaps the "Electronic commerce" category.

This category includes games that offer free-of-charge participation as a separate mode, as well as web resources that actively advertise web resources falling into this category to users.

Network Communications

This category includes web resources that enable users (whether registered or not) to send personal messages to other users of the relevant web resources or other online services and/or add content (either open to public access or restricted) to the relevant web resources on certain terms. You can individually select the following subcategories:

E-tailers, banks, and payment systems

This category includes web resources designed for any online transactions in non-cash monetary funds using special-purpose web applications. You can individually select the following subcategories:

In technical terms, payment can be effected using both bank cards of any types (plastic or virtual, debit or credit, local or international) and e-money. Web resources can fall into this category regardless of whether or not they have such technical aspects as data transmission over the SSL protocol, the use of 3D Secure authentication, etc.

Job search

This category includes web resources designed to bring together employers and job seekers:

Anonymous access systems

This category includes web resources that act as an intermediary in downloading content of other web resources using special web applications for purposes of:

This category includes both web resources intended exclusively for the above mentioned purposes ("anonymizers") and web resources with technically similar functionality.

Computer games

This category includes web resources devoted to computer games of various genres:

Religions, religious associations

This category includes web resources with materials on public movements, associations, and organizations with a religious ideology and/or cult in any manifestations.

News media

This category includes web resources with public news content created by the mass media or online publications that let users add their own news reports:

Banners

This category includes web resources with banners. Advertising information on banners may distract users from their activities, while banner downloads increase the amount of traffic.

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