A week in security (February 10 – 16)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including Malwarebytes’ release of the 2020 State of Malware Report, online dating woes, Emotet infection vectors, ransomware attacks, and more.

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Android Trojan xHelper uses persistent re-infection tactics: here’s how to remove

A new variant of the Android Trojan xHelper re-infects just hours after removal—and with the help of Google PLAY?! A forum user helps us investigate.

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Mobile Menace Monday: Android Trojan raises xHelper

Since its introduction in May 2019, the xHelper dropper, an Android Trojan, has climbed to our top 10 list of most detected mobile malware.

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