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I noticed that now and again, Chrome will make three requests to weird hostnames that arent resolved. For example:

HEAD http://gtblynlsos/ HTTP/1.1
Host: gtblynlsos
Proxy-Connection: keep-alive
Content-Length: 0
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.13 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/9.0.597.107 Safari/534.13
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate,sdch
Accept-Language: en-GB,en-US;q=0.8,en;q=0.6
Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.3

Other example weird hostnames:


Has anyone else seen this? Any ideas what's going on? I have all Chrome extensions disabled.

UPDATE This question answered already on serverfault: http://serverfault.com/questions/235307/unusual-head-requests-to-nonsense-urls-from-chrome

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your computer is infected –  Joset Mar 10 '11 at 15:47
@Joset: This is better as an answer. –  harrymc Mar 10 '11 at 16:08
Chrome is 'infected', with what? –  mackenir Mar 10 '11 at 17:16
Ahah, never mind. The professionals know what's up serverfault.com/questions/235307/… –  mackenir Mar 10 '11 at 17:44

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