Akamai traffic is blocked as Malicious Sites when using SmartFilter
Affected products and versions
ProxySG with SmartFilter as the content filter provider
A popular Content Delivery Network, Akamai, had one of their URLs categorized under the "Malicious Sites" category in the SmartFilter content filter database. The specific version of the database which contains that error is not known at this time, nor is it known if Secure Computing (the vendor who provides SmartFilter) is aware of the issue or has a change coming.
This is not an issue with any Blue Coat product, but if the Malicious Sites category is blocked users may receive a block page which may have Blue Coat styles.
The following Local policy can be added to mitigate this issue:
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