By Babylon Ltd. (Signed)

Warning 3 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of babmaint.exe.


babmaint.exe has 6 known versions, the most recent one is . During installation the program adds a job to the Task Scheduler. The average file size is about 26.65 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Babylon Ltd. by the certification authority Thawte. The programs Babylon Chrome Toolbar, Delta Chrome Toolbar and DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar have been observed as installing specific variations of babmaint.exe.


File name:babmaint.exe
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babmaint.exe
Issued to:Babylon Ltd.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Expiration date:Wednesday, September 03, 2014

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of babmaint.exe.)
Babylon Ltd
  62% remove
Babylon Toolbar from Babylon Ltd is a web browser plugin that allows you to get language translations and definitions through an installed web browser toolbar. Typically, the Babylon Toolbar comes bun...
Babylon Ltd
  82% remove
Hola Chrome Toolbar is part of the babylon toolbar system and the Hola Toolbar Platform, a known adware program. It has alos been detected as malware by a few antivirus programs. TrendMicro-HouseCall ...
Babylon Ltd
  80% remove
Hola Chrome Toolbar is part of the babylon toolbar system and the Hola Toolbar Platform, a known adware program. It has alos been detected as malware by a few antivirus programs. TrendMicro-HouseCall ...
Babylon Ltd
  84% remove
The Delta Toolbar is a web browser extension designed for Google Chrome that is bundled with various third party software. When installed, it will modify the user's home page and search settings to re...
Babylon Ltd
  66% remove
Uses the SearchGol Toolbar Platform. As part of the installation process of the Software, publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfi...
Conduit Ltd.
  66% remove
MixiDJ chrome Toolbar is a Conduit web browser plugin for Chrome that collects and stores information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit in order to provide adver...
  67% remove
SearchGol Toolbar Platform is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer ...
  74% remove
VisualBee chrome Toolbar is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation....


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of babmaint.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'EPUpdater' runs weekly in the path '\EPUpdater'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINXP\Tasks\EPUpdater.job'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\EPUpdater.job'
  • Entry path '\EPUpdater'

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 3 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2013.07.29.00 Win-AppCare/Baosolu.114176 0dab3d8a519dd8df791ab73f28b98440
Comodo Internet Security 16692 Application.Win32.Agent.~A cad0b7b4960bdca0afe0e6d6b4a5ac3b
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.Agent.114176.S 0dab3d8a519dd8df791ab73f28b98440

VersionsAll file variations of babmaint.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
6380fe132bee54b9cf4701caedf5adb9 9f2acaf9c8baae928f62096e29b084a9489ac1a6 9.58 KB
cad0b7b4960bdca0afe0e6d6b4a5ac3b 8643cd47ec247bda2902e35ea04870b94a8639c6 9.58 KB
0dab3d8a519dd8df791ab73f28b98440 020fcd9f92900eeda7b6f24ad63b3b61f31b78b8 117.08 KB
f1b6b19aa752dea83bce4dfef3d4c5ba 035ef1a19afc0d423c85505db17d2859fac2250f 9.58 KB
71d490c463014e4fb88b8cba700b111e e0814d0f17ee1122f6d3507dc676030f8e1cc133 4.5 KB
65611587d8245ce8db9e306d239ee22f 58495f0458eddc16d9a14a6e84cee9c61aae5e52 9.58 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.15%
Windows 8 8.51%
Windows 8 Pro 6.38%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.38%
Windows 8 Pro N 2.13%
Windows 7 Starter 2.13%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 21.28% of babmaint.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 24.07%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Dell 18.52%
ASUS 11.11%
Sony 7.41%
Intel 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Alienware 1.85%
Sahara 1.85%
Samsung 1.85%
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