Babylon Ltd. is a software publisher located in Or-Yehuda, Israel*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Babylon is a translation service that publishers a web browser extension and toolbar designed to deliver context based advertising and search results. The company typically distributes its toolbar through various software bundles. The toolbar is listed as an unwanted application by anti-spyware software. The toolbar tends to install itself onto computers as an add-on with other software, and it changes users' home page to the Babylon search engine, adds the search engine to the computer and sets itself as the default. Thre are 8 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
2/8/2007 2:00:00 AM
3/4/2008 1:59:59 AM
CN=Babylon Ltd., OU=SECURE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, O=Babylon Ltd., L=Or-Yehuda, S=Or-Yehuda, C=IL
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA, O=Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd., C=ZA
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.Babylon.I, PUP.Toolbar.Babylon.Q, PUP.Installer.Babylon.b, PUP.Babylon.W, PUP.Installer.Babylon.EE, PUP.Babylon.Installer, PUP.Babylon (M), PUP.Babylon.Installer (M), PUP.Babylon.Toolbar (M)
Heuristic: Suspicious Hijacker, Generic.Malware
Microsoft Security Essentials
Trend Micro House Call
Boost by Reason
Downloads URLs for files signed by Babylon Ltd..
The following websites host and distribute files published by Babylon Ltd..
The certificates below are also signed by Babylon Ltd..
3F04DE (Feb 22, 2005 to Feb 22, 2006)
The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.
* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Babylon Ltd. by Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd. on February 08, 2007 with the serial number '5b4f1d6192c4e67d48917fa06b93483f'.