Block malicious websites

Block malicious websites

BrowseControl web filtering solution has the ability to block websites that your users visit such as malicious sites. With BrowseControl’s Category Filter, you can select categories of websites you wish to block.

URL Category Filtering is a feature of BrowseControl. The category filter database is constantly updated with new websites that are being classified into 151 different categories.

With Category filter you can prevent your users from accidentally browsing malicious websites by blocking the various related categories from the database. Some examples of malicious categories you can select in BrowseControl include Virus Infected, Porn, and more.

For more information on BrowseControl’s Category filter click here. You can also contact CurrentWare support here.

    • Related Articles

    • Block websites by categories

      You can block websites based categories with BrowseControl’s frequently updated database of over 100 URL categories using the URL Category Filtering feature. This method is best used to block a large number of websites based on defined categories ...
    • Whitelisting allowed websites

      In this article you will learn how to whitelist websites with BrowseControl’s URL Allow List. Just as with the URL Block List, when you whitelist websites with the Allow List you can control internet access based on groups of users or computers. This ...
    • Best practices to block mouse mover software

      Employers have a common concern with productivity when employees are working remotely A common occurrence with remote working is having employees fake mouse and keyboard movements to avoid getting an “idle” or “away” status with related work apps. ...
    • QUIC Explained – some websites not being blocked on Google Chrome

      In Google Chrome, the Internet traffic on some special Google websites alternates between UDP and TCP to improve browsing speed. At the moment, BrowseControl can’t control the Internet from the UDP port. Affected websites: 1) ...
    • Allow users to request access to blocked websites

      You can enable a quick link that will allow your users to inform you of a website getting blocked via email that they need access to. Enable the request access email link for URL Blocks Open the CurrentWare web console Go to BrowseControl on the ...