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App to See if Your Phone Has Carrier IQ - No Root Required

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  1. Airmaxx23

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    Lookout came out with an APP to determine if your phone has Carrier IQ installed on it. For more info on Carrier IQ check out THIS article. Basically it's a program that logs everything you do on your phone, including every keystroke, and then sends the info out.
     

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    Voodoo Simple Carrier IQ Detector is also very good.
     
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    I posted a link to the Voodoo app yesterday but the description says that it is not complete and cannot be blindly trusted.
     
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    Voodoo has already had 2-3 updates since release. It's by a guy from xda. I'd trust it at least as much as anything from Lookout. Very possible neither one is 100% trustworthy yet.
     
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    Very true, TrevE (the guy who found the Carrier IQ stuff) from XDA also has an app but it only works on rooted phones.
     
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    What is his app? I would imagine that since Trevor found it then his app would be the most accurate??? Right?
     
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    You have to download it through XDA, I'll find it and post a link.

    Edit: HERE is a link to the post on the XDA forums with the app. Below is the QR code from the link so you can download the app directly to your phone.
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    Cool. I dont have CIQ on my device but its interesting none the less to see his app.
     
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    Voodoo Carrier IQ Detector report:

    Build fingerprint:
    cingular_us/htc_ace/ace:2.3.3/GRI40/93396:user/release-keys

    Carrier IQ was not found
    Detection score: 0


    Test for: Linux kernel interfaces
    (KERNEL_INTERFACES, confidence 50)

    nothing found


    Test for: Android logcat debugging log
    (LOGCAT, confidence 100)

    nothing found


    Test for: Linux kernel drivers
    (KERNEL_DRIVERS, confidence 50)

    nothing found


    Test for: System services
    (SERVICES, confidence 70)

    nothing found


    Test for: ROM binaries and daemons
    (SYSTEM_BINARIES, confidence 70)

    nothing found


    Test for: ROM configs
    (ETC_CONFIG, confidence 0)

    nothing found


    Test for: Packages
    (PACKAGES, confidence 70)

    nothing found


    Test for: Running processes
    (RUNNING_PROCESSES, confidence 200)

    nothing found


    Test for: Suspicious classes
    (SUSPICIOUS_CLASSES, confidence 0)

    nothing found


    Test for: Linux kernel dmesg log
    (DMESG, confidence 100)

    nothing found


    --
    Voodoo CarrierIQ Detector 2.0
     
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