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Hello,

I am getting a ksurl wants to connect, what is ksurl ?
I have a mac and I am using virus barrier X6.
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do you have any Google products installed on your Mac? based on various sources on web, ksurl might be belong to one of the Google products and it's trying to connect to google update or something...

http://macbitz.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/ksurl-make-yourself-at-home-take-whatever-you-want/
http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=9463824
http://code.google.com/p/update-engine/source/browse/trunk/Core/Support/ksurl-main.m?spec=svn3&r=3
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by:bond7
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Yes I have recently installed google chrome..
Is it harm ful or harmless ?
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no harmful reported by anyone so far but because it sit silently at the background, many people suspiciously asking what its doing.

 this are the license detail that prove its a Google update engine > http://update-engine.googlecode.com/svn-history/r68/trunk/Core/KSDownloadAction.m
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