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” 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.
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Publisher:
Babylon Ltd.

Product:
Babylon Client

Description:
Babylon Information Tool

Version:
5.0.6.13

MD5:
9c1a1b6d590d33d5c1f2a3fe3a233ee9

SHA-1:
7169e1f5bf53106d8a226a16c552b99e89a8c7d8

SHA-256:
051ac69079bf7bec37c3932d0b1e74681409c7d88add2997fab19d0e32eb9f94

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:
12/9/2016 12:49:48 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Babylon.H
14.6.10.15

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File size:
2.3 MB (2,433,086 bytes)

Product version:
5.0.6.13

Copyright:
Copyright © Babylon Ltd. 1997-2005

Original file name:
babylon

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/27/2005 7:06:24 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:8Pxx1nl/nCnegpaBNku5rFJ/beWEFylMGWg:0/nwpaBN35rFJ/be2abg

Entry address:
0x1522F3

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 6A, FF, 68, 58, 23, 58, 00, 68, 6C, 5B, 55, 00, 64, A1, 00, 00, 00, 00, 50, 64, 89, 25, 00, 00, 00, 00, 83, EC, 58, 53, 56, 57, 89, 65, E8, FF, 15, 00, 63, 57, 00, 33, D2, 8A, D4, 89, 15, 00, BF, 5D, 00, 8B, C8, 81, E1, FF, 00, 00, 00, 89, 0D, FC, BE, 5D, 00, C1, E1, 08, 03, CA, 89, 0D, F8, BE, 5D, 00, C1, E8, 10, A3, F4, BE, 5D, 00, 6A, 01, E8, 39, 1D, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, C3, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8, 99, 35, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 10, E8, B2, 00, 00, 00, 59, 33, F6, 89, 75...
 
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Entropy:
6.6733

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v6.0

Code size:
1.5 MB (1,527,808 bytes)

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

Name:
Babylon Client

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


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