xHelper has attracted the attention of various security software companies as a very boring malware detected on the Android side. The only reason it attracts so much attention is that it cannot be deleted with simple methods, even if you return the phone to factory settings. All known about the virus, which is said to be quite dangerous in this regard.
The main purpose of xHelper is not to steal your personal information or card information. It only shows you mandatory notifications and directs you to advertisements. Its developers are said to make money from these ads. However, it is noted that it may cause greater damage in the future because it cannot be deleted.
The xHelper virus is transmitted to 45,000 phones. These phone owners generally live in India and America. So where do you say that you are getting infected, it is spreading from sites that recommend installing an external application. Sites that guide you through how to install an Android application allow you to allow unknown sources, and then install this harmful application on your phone.
Hard to delete
According to some user feedback, the application manages to reinstall itself even if you reset the phone, delete all the files. Some users claim that they have deleted this xHelper virus with paid antivirus software.
To take precautions, turn off Allow unknown sources in the application installation section on your phone. Do not install applications other than Google Play.