Babylon Client by Babylon Ltd. (Signed)

Remove babylon.exe
Warning 6 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of babylon.exe.


babylon.exe has 8 known versions, the most recent one is babylon.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 2.93 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Babylon Ltd. by the certification authority Thawte. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Babylon from Babylon Ltd. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 26.6 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 2.08 MB per minute for reads and 346.38 KB per minute for writes.

What is babylon.exe?

Babylon Client allows you to get quick translations and definitions directly from your web browser. Babylon Toolbar and web search are the core features of this program. Babylon Toolbar toolbar comes bundled with other software, usually shareware. or can be downloaded from the official Babylon website. It also comes bundled with CNET's software downloader and there are several other popular download sites that distribute this application through bundled installations.

About babylon.exe (from Babylon Ltd.)

Babylon is the world's leading provider of language solutions, such as online and offline dictionary and translation software in over 75 languages in one simple click and is being used by millions of


File name:babylon.exe
Publisher:Babylon Ltd.
Product name:Babylon Client
Description:Babylon Information Tool
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\babylon\babylon-pro\babylon.exe
Issued to:Babylon Ltd.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Expiration date:Sunday, March 9, 2014

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Babylon Client.)
Babylon Ltd
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Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program, developed by Babylon Ltd. Babylon's translation software prompts to add the Babylon Toolbar, identified as a browser hijacker. The toolbar als...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of babylon.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Babylon' → C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Babylon.exe
  • 'Babylon Client' → C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Babylon.exe -AutoStart

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 6 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Agnitum Packed/PECompact
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.3606
CAT Quick Heal (Suspicious) - DNAScan
Norman 7.00.22 Babylon.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Vba32 AntiVirus Trojan.Agent

VersionsAll file variations of babylon.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
bfff92c0cd0022272f76e1eec22125ea dcc249d75b7e7db7988d8d72a4a9c13fd7c15762 3.42 MB
b365a92996e8ae31a18cb2c7ec563af7 ec8f30c9ced33b1d5d1a6d12e151aef167a881f1 3.42 MB
e9d487cd45e4647c28729bdcb7bc0b8a 236307a0a3914db01c884056f8c3e46ee228448c 3.42 MB
ea1824c3f9a527d43f9bfda7ad9a6513 3e9c0fd00f59e6e48ab179943c02ad864a3c0fdb 3.3 MB
07b0a211110e86a3c206f9624deefc57 9a2582dbefc9172467d4fe242277dc85c306b6b2 3.05 MB
7d5ea64a7a1ed1480c25b81656c8026e 2af0989e51e1ffcf2c2dcbfe0f1aa2aaaed7edd8 3.11 MB
5e5754b4bc20364330a6c7678169f425 0f79acc49e1dfa170fe2bad30d736e6e7d2cc220 871 KB
73ea22ee559104a5043119ee4055a94b 43e5ddc1dff6c4dd83b96d9e8768d35656784fe9 2.89 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 12.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.13%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.13%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 2.56%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 26.09% of Babylon Client.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Lenovo 40.00%
Sony 20.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Acer 10.00%
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