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by TomMcIn
Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Little Snitch General
Topic: KSFETCH what is it?
Replies: 13
Views: 20383

Re: KSFETCH what is it?

I recall a reply in the other forum concluded that Google is creating something new each time. I was getting 4 different addresses accessed each hour, even after I removed the google entry from my users LaunchAgents which I thought was the place OS X handled the starting of all scheduled events.
by TomMcIn
Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Little Snitch General
Topic: KSFETCH what is it?
Replies: 13
Views: 20383

Re: KSFETCH what is it?

This topic has also been discussed in m where someone from Google tried to explain the situation. ksfetch is the new way Google started using to keep programs like Google Chrome up to date and secure. The approach leaves a little to be desired as it just runs, regardless of what the user tries to do.
by TomMcIn
Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Little Snitch General
Topic: KSFETCH what is it?
Replies: 13
Views: 20383

Re: KSFETCH what is it?

As near as I can find out, it is a new way that Google slithered in to check on updates to programs like Google Earth and Chrome. I have deleted files in LaunchAgents and made the Google files inaccessible = permissions 000 and ksfetch keeps running every hour. The "Do No Harm" company is ...
by TomMcIn
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:29 am
Forum: Little Snitch General
Topic: KSFETCH what is it?
Replies: 13
Views: 20383

Re: KSFETCH what is it?

tcpblock blocks 4 outgoing calls to IP addresses associated with GOOGLE every hour. They started just after I tried using Google Chrome. I am running OSX 10.7.4. Reboots have not made the go away.