The following categories are available programatically from our category API and via our threatYeti search portal. Formatted: JSON | CSV

Grouping Category Description API #
Adult-related Adult/Mature Adult themes not in another more specific category.  Not kid-friendly.
Related categories: Sex Education, Pornography, Nudity
Adult-related Dating/Personals Dating, romance, matchmaking 13
Adult-related Gambling Services or information related to gambling 24
Adult-related Lingerie/Swimsuit Intimate apparel, swimsuits, and suggestive clothing. 38
Adult-related Mixed Content/Potentially Adult General image/video sites that may return adult content along with non-offensive content. 44
Adult-related Nudity Nude or seminude representations of the human body, including art, nudist or naturist. 47
Adult-related Pornography Sexually explicit material 54
Adult-related Sex Education Non-pornographic information on reproduction, sex practices, sexually transmitted diseases, sexuality, abstinence, birth control, etc.. 65
Business-related Ads/Analytics Ad networks and analytics services 2
Business-related Auctions/Classifieds Product or service listings from individuals 6
Business-related Brokerage/Trading Stock trading and information 8
Business-related Business/Economy General business, for businesses that don’t fit into a more specific category 9
Business-related Finance Financial institutions (banking, insurance) or related financial topics 21
Business-related Alternative Currency Related to cryptocurrency, game tokens or other exchangeable digital goods that are not government issued legal tender 84
Business-related Job Search Job search 37
Business-related Marketing/Merchandising Direct marketing services 41
Business-related Real Estate Real estate (buildings, homes, apartments) and related topics 58
Business-related Restaurants/Food Restaurants and food-related topics 62
Business-related Shopping Stores for product or services that don’t fit into a more specific category. 66
Business-related Travel Travel and related topics (vacation transportation, lodging, activities) 76
Business-related Vehicles Vehicles, including autos, boats, motorcycles, etc. 78
Business-related Promotional Compensation Promise a potential reward for user input or activity 88
Entertainment-related Arts/Culture Fine arts and museums 5
Entertainment-related Audio Live streams or downloaded audio clips 7
Entertainment-related Entertainment All forms of entertainment not included in a more specific category.
Related: Arts/Culture, Sports, Games, Humor/Comics
Entertainment-related Games Game playing, downloading or discussion. 25
Entertainment-related Hobbies/Recreation Hobbies and recreational activities, including collecting, gardening, hunting/fishing, etc. 30
Entertainment-related Humor/Comics Comedy, jokes, fun 32
Entertainment-related Media Sharing Allow users to upload, search for, and share media files 42
Entertainment-related Sports Sports news and information 71
Entertainment-related Video/Multimedia Live streams or downloaded video clips 79
File-related File Sharing/Storage Storage and sharing of files and other data 20
File-related Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Peer to peer/torrent clients and network for sharing files. 49
File-related Software Downloads Software and app downloads 69
Health-related Abortion Abortion topic and positions for or against 1
Health-related Alcohol Promotes alcoholic consumptions 4
Health-related Health Health and wellness, including medical personnel, facilities and medicines, and fitness-related. 29
Health-related Tobacco Promotes use of tobacco 74
Information-related Education Educational instututions, training courses and tools, and learning topics 16
Information-related News General news sources 45
Information-related Reference General information for topics that don’t have a specific category. 59
Information-related Search Engines/Portals General Internet search or general directories of the Internet 64
Information-related Translation Allows translation of a web site or text to another language 75
Online interaction Chat/IM/SMS Short message clients and services 10
Online interaction Digital Postcards Greeting cards 14
Online interaction Email Email services 17
Online interaction Forums Newsgroups, forums or bulletin boards that have many topics and not a specific topic that would fit another specific category. 23
Online interaction Social Networking Social communities 67
Online interaction Telephony Person-to-person VOIP or digital calling services 73
Online interaction Virtual Meetings Multi-person virtual meeting services. 81
Other For Kids Family-safe sites designed for kids (only used as a secondary category) 22
Other Personal Sites/Blogs Personal sites that are not focused on a specific topic that has another specific category. 50
Other Unrated Unknown categorization 0
Potentially Illegal Child Pornography/Abuse Sexual exploitation/abuse of a minor 11
Potentially Illegal Drugs/Controlled Substances Information or promotion of illegal drugs 15
Potentially Illegal Hate/Discrimination Promotes or supports hostility toward a grouping of individuals 28
Potentially Illegal Marijuana Promotion of marijuana/cannibis and paraphernalia 40
Potentially Illegal Piracy/Plagiarism Illegal sharing of copyrighted media (software, music, etc.) and school cheating information 52
Potentially Illegal Violence

Encourages, glorifies or displays graphic violence against others or self (suicide).

Related categories: Hate/Discrimination

Security Risks Scam/Illegal/Unethical Fraudulent sites or information promoting breaking the law. 63
Security-related Anonymizers Provides ability to bypass web filtering controls by loading sites via intermediate service. 57
Security-related Hacking Information or tools for unauthorized access to computer systems. 27
Security-related Information/Computer Security Information or tools for computer security 35
Security-related Malicious

Malcious intent to harm users or steal intellectual property.  Includes malicious software and associated sites.

Related: Phishing, Suspicious, Potentially Unwanted Software

Security-related Parked Site Parked, site for sale, monetized placeholders or no meaningful content. 48
Security-related Phishing Counterfeit web pages that duplicate legitimate business web pages to steal private information from users. 51
Security-related Potentially Unwanted Programs User tracking or annoying software programs 55
Security-related Remote Access Remote access to another computer 61
Security-related Spam Associated with email spam campaigns 70
Security-related Suspicious Elevated, but unconfirmed security risk 72
Security-related Newly Registered Domain registered in last 30 days 87
Sensitive Topics Extreme/Gruesome Gory, perverse, gross or horrific content 19
Society/Government Alternative Ideology Belief systems and practices not included in “Religion” category, including occult, paranormal, folklore, etc. 33
Society/Government Government/Legal Government agencies and information.  Also, businesses that deal with law (lawyers). 26
Society/Government Military Official government-sponsored armed forces, veteran groups, and other military-related topics and groups. 43
Society/Government Non-Profit/Advocacy Charitable and non-profit organizations promoting and supporting a cause. 46
Society/Government Politics/Opinion Political parties, groups or individuals promoting a point of view on a topic or issue. 53
Society/Government Religion Organized, traditional beliefs and practices, including major global religions. 60
Society/Government Society/Lifestyle Daily life, beauty & fashion, home & garden, pets 68
Society/Government Weapons Sales, reviews, or descriptions of weapons and modifications 82
Technology-related Content Servers Hosting of files for accelerating web sites and services 12
Technology-related Hosting Hosting of web sites for organizations and individuals 31
Technology-related Information Technology Computing, electronics and general technology that doesn’t fit into a more specific category. 34
Technology-related Infrastructure/IOT Internet infrastructure and devices 36
Technology-related Productivity Applications Business-related web applications 56
Technology-related URL Redirect Doesn’t provide content, only redirects to another location 77
Technology-related AI/ML Applications Generative apps that take user input 83
Technology-related Dynamic DNS Services that offer unique hosts on previously registered domains for personal use, and may regularly change IPs 85
Technology-related Login/Challenge Homepage that is a generic login page or challenge (e.g. CAPTCHA), with no indication of what’s behind 86