Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson- Security Now

Jul 20th 2006

Security Now 49

Netstat

Examine your system's Internet connections and open ports with netstat...
Records live every Tuesday at 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
Category: Help & How To

How can you tell what your computer is doing on the net? Netstat. This handy program comes with almost all operating systems. On Windows, click Start, then select Command Prompt from the Programs->Accessories menu. To run Netstat, type netstat at the command prompt. For more readable output type netstat -ab.

Full documentation for the Windows version is online at Microsoft.com. On OS X or Linux, type man netstat at the command prompt.

Download TCPView free from SysInternals.

Security Now is brought to you by Astaro Internet Security.

For 16kpbs versions, transcripts, and notes, visit Steve's site: grc.com, also the home of the best disk maintenance and recovery utility ever written Spinrite 6.