Detection, Microsoft Windows, Monitor, Network

Detect suspicious internet connections in Windows

Some times antiviruses are not enough. If you suspect that you are infected of some kind of spyware but your anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-anything are not able to detect it (this can happen) inspect internet connections made from your pc to external ips!


1st way

Open command line with administrative rights and execute the command: netstat -ban

This command will list all networn connections.


2nd way

Click Start button and type in search box, resource monitor

A window will open, expand Network bar and inspect network connections.


Look for programs connected to the internet that you don’t recognize them or that Windows cannot recognize them. If a program is legitimate, it is likely that Windows will be able to recognize it, such as firefox.