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Find what URL an EXE file is sending data to

Find what URL an EXE file is sending data to

How can I monitor an EXE file when it is running to see what URL it is connecting to? I assume there must be free software out there that can do this fairly easily?

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Guest [Entry]

"For in depth analysis, Wireshark is your best bet as Phoshi has already mentioned. For a quick look at the URL, you can use netstat from the command line, or TCPView.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>netstat -b

Active Connections

Proto Local Address Foreign Address State PID
TCP john:1969 85.65.97.58.dynamic.barak-online.net:27645
[deluged.exe]

TCP john:1604 vx-in-f100.1e100.net:http ESTABLISHED 2904
[firefox.exe]

TCP john:1716 79-114-229-43:60126 ESTABLISHED 732
[deluged.exe]"
Guest [Entry]

If you want just the "URL" part, SmartSniff is one of the easiest tools. It can be used as a generic packet sniffer too.