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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by bee101, May 6, 2011.

  1. bee101

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    How can you tell if someone has hacked your phone or if they are getting your text messages or listening to your phone calls. What would i look for?
     

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    just a question...why do you suspect this? or are you just asking?
     
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    If they installed some hidden app to do this you might be able to see it in Settings -> Manage Apps and/or you might be able to see if when you look at active processes.

    If you are concerned that this has happened, do a factory reset on the phone and the suspect app will disappear. You'll also need to set up your phone again, connect it to the wireless carrier, and re-install all of your apps and data.
     
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    There are some anti-virus apps on the market, but I don't really know if they would check for anything like that or if they are anything other than cashgrab apps for scared technophobes. Something worth looking at though.
     

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