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Is it some sort of chrome malfunction? - The process seems inactive, it has "http://www.imore.com/, ..." as the name, with a lego-like plugin icon, a default icon

I suspect it might have been an orphaned chrome-flash process, yet I haven't visited imore.com, which makes the situation very suspicious

(It's using 145MB Ram, it seems to be inactive with no disk/network/cpu operations)

Any ideas? (I don't have any chrome extensions/plugins, I also don't execute any web content)


Edit: After trying to kill the process, I see that it's a "Spotlight Web Content", haven't killed it yet to inspect the issue further


It seems to be a webkit process, I just hope it was from the spotlight, I disabled several spotlight features after the issue, here are ps/top info about the process:

58056 ?? 3:41.21 /System/Library/Frameworks/WebKit.framework/Versions/A

58056 com.apple.We 0.0 03:41.21 21 0 238 141M 0B 4744K 58056 1 sleeping *0[12383] 0.00000 0.00000 501 479108 777

  • I don't know what you mean by that but I'm the user of the process – Kaan Jan 11 '15 at 18:27
  • Are you logged in to the imore website? – Ruskes Jan 11 '15 at 18:30
  • No I have never heard of the site before, the only possible explanation I could come up with is: The spotlight might have rendered something from imore.com, and left the process orphaned, I don't recall this happening either, but might have happenned – Kaan Jan 11 '15 at 18:32
  • where do you see that process? in Activity Monitor ? – Ruskes Jan 11 '15 at 18:39
  • Yes, updated the question with more info now – Kaan Jan 11 '15 at 18:42

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