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monitoring workstation

By jvoyles ·
I have discovered that one of the workstation's on my network has been going to questionable web sites. I would like to know the best way to discover if perhaps there is something running in the background that the user is unaware of. Is there a way I can connect to his system without his being aware?

Trying to give the user the benefit of the doubt before anything is said.

Thanks in advance for your help,

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In the wiring closet, put an ethernet hub in between his lan drop

by robo_dev In reply to monitoring workstation

and the ethernet switch.

Plug a laptop into the ethernet hub, and run one of the following apps:

1) Wireshark (packet capture tool)

2) EffeTech HTTP Sniffer (Http sniffer)

http://download.cnet.com/EffeTech-HTTP-Sniffer/3000-2381_4-10078679.html

Either one is free.

There is surveillance software called eBlaster that records keystrokes and web pages and emails them to you. It is very hard for a normal user to detect and very stealthy.

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