Thread: who's spying on me???
11-08-2006, 08:03 PM #1jeffersno1Guestwho's spying on me???
wondered if someone culd point me in the right direction...
few years ago a friend introduced me to the mac (very greatful he did) and he was showing me a few features on it. He was running some software or a script or something that was showing him all the connections being made or being attempted to his mac, like his ISP and ourselves round a friends house, he was able to see a wealth of information, i was wondering if anyone has come across anything like this before, i know a few commands and have written scripts in the past but im a little lost.
I use the mac a lot now and have since given my pc the boot but i've always been curious as to what my old friend was using, i would ask but i've lost contact.
Any suggestions greatfully received
11-08-2006, 10:59 PM #2
Open Terminal and type this:
netstat -a -f inet
If you want more info, type 'man netstat' without the quotes.Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done and why. Then do it!
11-09-2006, 04:46 AM #3jeffersno1Guest
thanks for your reply cradom,
i was already aware of these commands, and they only show you the currnet status - i would like to be able to constantly monitor every piece of low level traffic coming to my mac even from the ISP.
thanks for your suggestion anyway.
11-09-2006, 05:40 AM #4
you could use tcpdump, which dumps every single packet coming in and going out of a particular interface?
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