Spyware, viruses, & security forum: identify program logging into internet

by: BarbieLee March 22, 2008 8:24 AM PDT

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identify program logging into internet

by BarbieLee - 3/22/08 8:24 AM

When I log onto the internet one of the programs is getting on and downloading and uploading full time. My internet connection is via modem and my connection speed is usually around 24 Kbps. I thought I had turned off all automatic updating. I like to know what is or isn't grabbing the net before I allow it.
My system is a HP Pavilion a1410n
Preloaded with Win XP pro multimedia
I installed Norton Internet Security in 07 which blocked all internet connections and asked if I would allow a program to hook in before it allowed it. I upgraded to Norton 360 in 08 and it must have removed that feature because it was no longer there. I would reinstall Norton Internet except it might conflict with N 360

Is there a software that can tattle on the net connections and let me know what is grabbing the net? Opening up "task manager" and searching for activity from any of the listed programs doesn't give me a clue as to what is running in stealth stealing bandwidth.

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