Background Network Junk: Thanks Little Snitch

August 27, 2011 by Gabe | [mmd] |

One disadvantage of running Little Snitch: You finally know all the background activities going on constantly and consuming bandwidth, memory and cpu cycles without your implicit acknowledgement.

 

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I was not running any FileMaker products at the time. Apparently "helpd" wants to talk to their help server anyway.

If you run Little Snitch, you will have a great appreciation for how active an "idle" machine really is.

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