Five handy network apps for your portable toolkit


ConnectionMonitoring is a simple tool that allows you to monitor incoming and outgoing socket connections. With this connection information at hand, you can see whether any unwanted traffic is coming into a machine. And because this app is portable, you don't have to bother with installing the tool -- you'll always have what you need right there.

By Jack Wallen

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