HTTP request header

HTTP request header

A record at the beginning of an HTTP request that is sent by the browser to the Web server. It includes the type, version and capabilities of the Web browser being used. See user agent string, HTTP response header, HTTP header and HTTP return codes.
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The Change HTTP Request Header extension itself does not contain any overtly malicious code.
ICEBRG determined with high confidence the following extensions are related to the Change HTTP Request Header activity: Nyoogle and Lite Bookmarks use the same combination of TTPs as Change HTTP Request Header to achieve the same objective; and the Stickies extension, which accomplishes its objective by modifying a standard JavaScript library and introducing a JavaScript execution technique inside this library.
They soon discovered it was generated by a Chrome extension called HTTP Request Header as it used the infected machine to surreptitiously visit advertising-related Web links.
Web switches look deep into the HTTP request headers all the way down to the URL and cookies to determine what content is being requested.
HTTP Request Headers -- By setting HTTP header information while processing client requests, this allows MediaRich to read and write web browser cookie information with each request.