Real-Time Malware, Miscat, Terrorism & Porn Protection Extended to zveloDB

Real-Time Malware, Miscategorization, Terrorism, & Porn Protection Extended to zveloDB

An Overview of zveloDB Instant Protection (zIP)

zvelo Instant Protection (zIP) is a new feature designed to provide fast, up-to-the-minute updates on important category changes and real-time protection from newly identified blockable (adult, porn, hate, criminal, etc.) and malicious (malware, spyware, phishing, compromised, etc.) URLs. While SDK integrators of the zveloDB™ URL Categorization Database have always been protected from these URLs, local SDK database updates were not immediate, and were delivered once daily from the zveloNET cloud. zIP eliminates this delay so that all local SDK URL databases receive important URL category changes from the zveloNET cloud in a matter of seconds versus waiting for the next database build.

These important category changes were prioritized into four priority bands within the zveloDB – URL Database, which include:

  1. New Malicious Detection: A URL category change because of a malicious detection
  2. Safety Update: A URL category change from malicious to a “safe” security reputation
  3. Miscategorization Update: A URL category change due to a reported miscategorization
  4. Objectionable Update: A URL category change to an objectionable or highly blocked category

How It Works

At any given time—whenever a new Priority 1 URL is detected—it is immediately inserted into the master URL database of the zveloNET cloud. It is then instantly delivered to all local SDK URL databases. This occurs in real-time (within seconds). Priority 1 URLs are always processed ahead of any pending Priority 2, 3, or 4 URLs.

The end result is a breakthrough system that provides real-time, continuous updates on important URL category changes. This leverages the massive computing power of the zvleoNET cloud with the speed and performance of a local SDK engine. The rapid response time proves most effective in combatting malicious websites. The specific categories in the zIP feature include:

zveloDB Deployment with a Data Center
Malware Categories
  • Compromised & Links to Malware
  • Phishing & Fraud
  • Botnet
  • Command and Control Centers
  • Malware Call Home
  • Malware Distribution
  • Spyware and Questionable Software
  • Cryptocurrency Mining
Objectionable & Highly Blocked
  • Criminal Skills/Hacking
  • Terrorism
  • Hate Speech
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Phishing & Fraud
  • Spyware and Malicious Sites
  • Nudity
  • Mature
  • Pornography/Sex
  • Violence
  • Anonymizer
  • Abortion
  • Abortion – Pro Choice
  • Abortion – Pro Life
  • Child Abuse Images
Objectionable (Cont…)
  • Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual
  • Hacking
  • Lingerie, Suggestive & Pinup
  • Marijuana
  • Piracy & Copyright Theft
  • Pornography
  • Profanity
  • R-Rated
  • School Cheating
  • Sex & Erotic
  • Sex Education & Pregnancy
  • Swimsuits
  • Child Inappropriate
  • Sport Fighting

Deployment Options

zveloDB deployment solutions were designed to support a variety of integration needs. Visit the Deployment Options page to learn more.

More about zveloDB

zveloDB provides exclusive “category mapping” technology that enables vendors to seamlessly migrate from an existing web filtering vendor, while retaining the category sets familiar to their end users for policies and reporting. Whether “on-disk” or cloud-based, zveloDB provides network and endpoint security vendors with the foundation for comprehensive web filtering and policy management solutions.