Hands Off! v2.3.3 Mac OS X | 9.1 MB
Hands Off! is an application to monitor and control the access of applications to your network and disks. Being able to monitor the normally unnoticeable activities enables you to make informed decisions regarding the transfer of your private information, hence avoiding confidential information leakage.
Monitoring network connections
When connected to the Internet, applications can send any information stored on your computer to whoever they want without you ever knowing. Using Hands Off!, you can monitor and control Internet connections from all applications as to expose hidden connections and prevent them from sending data or phoning home without your consent.
Monitoring disk access
Applications present on your computer can freely read, store or erase information on your computer without your knowledge. Using Hands Off!, you can monitor and control disk access from all applications as to prevent them from obtaining confidential information, erasing your data or storing cookies.
The Hands Off! advantage
Hands Off! has many advanced features which make it much secure and trustworthy than its competition. The following comparative chart easily shows how Hands Off! rates better than its competition.
FeaturesNetwork securityPrevents applications from phoning home
Blocks outgoing network connections
Blocks incoming network connections
Blocks domain name resolving
Easily blocks multiple subdomains
Protects from trojans, worms and network parasites
Supports IPv4, IPv6 and local networks
File securityPrevents applications from reading your files
Prevents applications from storing cookies
Blocks read and write file operations
via rules for applications communicating through Unix tools
Detailed information in notifications
Notifications with simple keyboard control
Global rules applicable to all users
Privacy in multi-user environment
Instant protection after installation