is a security tool that provides real-time reporting of file changes on your hard drive. It is a useful diagnostic tool and an invaluable aid for anyone who is serious about computer security.
Sonar reports file system activity. It reports all changes. It does not report reading activity. Sonar cannot prevent disk activity. It only can report it. However, you can use the information reported by Sonar to delete files you don't want on your hard drive.
- Monitor untrusted software with Sonar to ensure it is not installing spyware or other unauthorized files without your knowledge. Or use Yank with Sonar technology to create simple uninstaller files.
- Use Sonar to troubleshoot Spotlight-related slowdowns on your computer.
- Developers can use Sonar to monitor how frequently their software writes to the hard drive. Use this information to optimize your program's hard drive usage.