Little Snitch 4


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Little Snitch 4 was recently released with a score of new features. I've been using Little Snitch since the first version. It's a great network monitoring tool to control apps that phone home for various reasons. It also is useful for monitoring activity for a malicious applications that may be running without the user's knowledge.

New features:

Overall modernized design of all UI components
Completely redesigned Network Monitor with map view for visualizing worldwide network connections based on their geographic location
Research Assistant accessible from Network Monitor and Little Snitch Configuration
New, redesigned Silent Mode
Connection alert can be minimized to defer the decision whether to allow or deny a connection
Improved DNS name based traffic filtering using Deep Packet Inspection
Code signature secured filter rules
Improved working with profiles
Automatic Silent Mode Switching
Priority Rules
Managed Rules
Touch Bar Support