sohiku.exe

TheVEEHD Plugin V10

King Gainer Lab

This adware is a web browser extension that will inject advertising in the browser in the form of unwanted banners and text-links which may link to malware sites and install unwanted software. The application sohiku.exe, “TheVEEHD Plugin V10 exe” by King Gainer Lab has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler named SOHIKU triggered to execute each time a user logs in. It is part of the Brightcircle group of web-extensions that inject advertisements in the browser.
Publisher:
ctrl  (signed by King Gainer Lab)

Product:
TheVEEHD Plugin V10

Description:
TheVEEHD Plugin V10 exe

Version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

MD5:
21e3e84d5a4d59d07c971621b6ac82f8

SHA-1:
8b4103550c29e26fd6303e21a8d596ef9eabdf16

SHA-256:
e0e9187863be03224d12183ae33c61fdef04c7aa64f39a6b784b44a3ef203109

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:
10/24/2020 6:59:51 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Brightcicrle (M)
17.2.6.12

File size:
1.4 MB (1,518,488 bytes)

Product version:
1000.1000.1000.1000

Copyright:
Copyright 2011

Original file name:
TheVEEHD Plugin V10.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\sohiku.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/18/2014 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/19/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=King Gainer Lab, O=King Gainer Lab, STREET=Athinodorou 3, STREET=Dasoupoli Strovolos, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, PostalCode=2025, C=CY

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
10B5049C2559348D7A87203A148C790A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/18/2014 4:04:36 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0xEDB00

Entry point:
E8, C1, 00, 01, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 08, 85, F6, 78, 09, E8, F4, 01, 01, 00, 3B, 30, 7C, 07, E8, EB, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 30, E8, DE, 01, 01, 00, 8B, 04, B0, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 56, E8, 34, 5F, 00, 00, 8B, F0, 85, F6, 75, 07, B8, 40, 21, 55, 00, EB, 26, 53, 57, 33, FF, BB, 86, 00, 00, 00, 39, 7E, 24, 75, 1B, 6A, 01, 53, E8, 7E, 31, 00, 00, 59, 59, 89, 46, 24, 85, C0, 75, 0A, B8, 40, 21, 55, 00, 5F, 5B, 5E, 5D, C3, FF, 75, 08, 8B, 76, 24, E8, 90, FF, FF, FF, 50, 53, 56, E8, 3D, EE...
 
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Entropy:
6.6098

Code size:
1.1 MB (1,141,760 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
SOHIKU

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


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