babylon.exe

Babylon Client

Babylon Ltd.

This is part of the Babylon web browser toolbar and extension that will modify the browser's default search provider, DNS, and home page functions. The application babylon.exe, “Babylon Information Tool” by Babylon has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It is set to automatically execute when any user logs into Windows (through the local user run registry setting) with the name ‘Babylon Client’. This will display context specific advertisements in the browser as well as attempt to modify the browser's search provider.
Publisher:
Babylon Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Product:
Babylon Client

Description:
Babylon Information Tool

Version:
7.0.1.4

MD5:
060b6a16eafe4969aca754d8cad45e20

SHA-1:
5eff89d90f8626743bd1f80ecec73a05957a7d7b

SHA-256:
93173af74bb3932be231d1c167c00aaa98c18c64659bbde6c6f73c3807c03cd0

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
1/23/2017 7:06:04 AM UTC  (eight months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Babylon (M)
17.1.23.2

File size:
3 MB (3,116,768 bytes)

Product version:
7.0.1.4

Copyright:
Copyright © Babylon Ltd. 1997-2007

Original file name:
babylon.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\babylon\babylon-pro\babylon.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.

Valid from:
2/8/2007 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/4/2008 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Babylon Ltd., OU=SECURE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, O=Babylon Ltd., L=Or-Yehuda, S=Or-Yehuda, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA, O=Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd., C=ZA

Serial number:
5B4F1D6192C4E67D48917FA06B93483F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/18/2007 1:40:50 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
8.0

Entry address:
0x17D4DF

Entry point:
E8, 02, D1, 00, 00, E9, 16, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 57, 33, FF, 3B, F7, 89, 7D, FC, 75, 1E, E8, 83, 0A, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 57, 57, 57, 57, 57, 89, 30, E8, BB, B0, FF, FF, 83, C4, 14, 8B, C6, E9, 06, 02, 00, 00, 6A, 24, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, 56, E8, 18, 0F, 00, 00, 8B, 45, 0C, 83, C4, 0C, 3B, C7, 74, CB, 8B, 08, 8B, 40, 04, 3B, C7, 89, 4D, F0, 89, 45, F4, 7F, 12, 7C, 04, 3B, CF, 73, 0C, E8, 39, 0A, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, EB, C1, 83, F8, 07, 7C, 0A, 7F, A3, 81, F9, FF, 6F, 40...
 
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Code size:
1.8 MB (1,917,440 bytes)

Startup File (All Users Run)
Registry location:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Name:
Babylon Client

Command:
C:\Program Files\babylon\babylon-pro\babylon.exe -autostart


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