Released: March 18th, 2009
This update adds to the blacklists of the NetSentron and updates the content filter engine.
NOTE: This patch takes a long time to install! Several minutes in fact. It is also a large patch at about 12 megs, so please try to only install it from your desktop and not across the internet. The patch is modifying the Content Filter configuration files and so it takes a while to go through all the files and update them. Please be patient when installing this update.
The following new categories are added to the blacklists:
astrology – Astrology websites
blog – Journal/Diary websites
books – Various books
celebrity – Websites about celebrities
desktopsillies – Wallpapers and other timewasting items
filehosting – Sites to do with filehosting
filesharing – Sites to do with filesharing
financial – Sites to do with finance and banking
guns – Sites to do with guns and fighting
humor – Sites to do with humor
magazines – Sites to do with Magazines and Ezines
malware – Sites known to contain Malware
manga – Sites containing Manga (Japanese cartoons)
marketingware – Sites containing internet marketing
sect – Sites containing information in sects
shopping – Sites that allow you to shop
You can examine the contents of each category by going to the Filter->Blacklists page and clicking on the link for each category.
NOTE: all new blacklists are set to disabled by default. You must choose Banned, Filtered or Exception for the new categories to take effect.