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Android Trojan xHelper uses persistent re-infection tactics: here’s how to remove
Android/Trojan.Dropper.xHelper is Malwarebytes' detection name for a Trojan.Dropper targeting Android devices.
Users may notice an icon in the notifications entitled “xhelper” and after a few minutes the Trojan starts adding even more icons to the notifications. Other users may spot the presence of a simple xhelper entry in the Apps Info.
Android/Trojan.Dropper.xHelper drops an encrypted DEX file with a .jar extension on the affected devices. Android/Trojan.Dropper.xHelper is most likely being spread by web redirects.
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