Block known bad TLDs?

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Block known bad TLDs?

L1 Bithead

My CISO want's to block known bad TLDs (such as .zip or .review) in our Palo. I know how to block specific url(s), but is there any way to block an entire TLD?


I'm running into issues blocking *.zip since it will also block legitimate URL traffic that has *.zip* in its URL. 




I am not sure how are you going to distinguish between '' and ''? .... and even can have subdomains and sub-subdomains, so you can't work around http:// neither....I think that your best guess is still to go with "continue" for this special category, if that matching of .zip/ does not work out :)



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