I have a computer that is not connected to the Internet. I update Symantec Endpoint Protection's Antivirus and Antispyware Protection manually. The Proactive Threat Protection always says "Waiting ...
On a Mac, how are connections (possibly by spyware) made to outside internet addresses during initial startup?
I am trying to secure a Mac after discovering that network links are being established to some unwanted internet sites. Using 'lsof -i' (list open 'files', internet) I have seen that launchd, ntpd, ...