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[Q] phone automatically tried to dial 809 area code

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14th October 2010, 08:06 PM   |  #1  
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to start off...I am unrooted, the phone has all of the official updates, and I only download applications from either the marketplace or via appbrain.

Today, I was listening to some audio the evo automagically dialed a 809 number (did a reverse lookup and it was to the Dominican Republic. no the phone number was not in the phone book)

obviously I must have something malicious installed.

I would like to track down application. I used apcat in order to try to search for the telephone number dialed in the log files.... but I dont understand what I am looking for...How do I find what application made the request to initiate a phone call?

my gut is telling me it is an application called rockplayer because I launched it earlier in the day to watch a flv ( ** for the first time** ) .... and I havent installed any applications in weeks... I have uninstalled it and there has been no problem since.


thanks for your time
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14th October 2010, 08:20 PM   |  #2  
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Have you gone through your apps and looked at what permissions each one needs?
14th October 2010, 08:28 PM   |  #3  
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Have you gone through your apps and looked at what permissions each one needs?

below I am listing from aSpotCat application which groups permissions of installed applications nicely:
"services that cost you money" came up with:


First Aid ( makes sense to use the phone app as it has a calling function)
Fring (cant do anything about)
google search (If I cant 'trust' google, well then I should throw out the evo!)
maps
sprint terminator (makes sense as it can use text messages to do functions)
Voice Search
Voicemail

doesnt look that bad???


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14th October 2010, 08:43 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by qu1nn

below I am listing from aSpotCat application which groups permissions of installed applications nicely:
"services that cost you money" came up with:


First Aid ( makes sense to use the phone app as it has a calling function)
Fring (cant do anything about)
google search (If I cant 'trust' google, well then I should throw out the evo!)
maps
sprint terminator (makes sense as it can use text messages to do functions)
Voice Search
Voicemail

doesnt look that bad???


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I would ditch the first aid app
14th October 2010, 09:03 PM   |  #5  
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I would ditch the first aid app

Done.
Thanks for your input


Regarding log files:
Does the application that causes the launch of the phone leave a trace in the logfile?
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