Carrier IQ Red Pill

Carrier IQ Red Pill


Take the Red Pill and find out if your phone is vulnerable to Carrier IQ!

If your phone carrier had the ability to record everything you did on your phone would you want to know about it?

Carrier IQ is a piece of software that has been pre-installed on many Android, iOS and Blackberry devices by the major mobile phone companies without your consent. It is a potential serious threat to your privacy and security.

Take the Red Pill. Then take action!

This app will conduct over 35 non-invasive tests to detect whether the notorious CarrierIQ spyware is installed on your phone. It checks all know vectors for CIQ including system drivers, installed services, and debug logs.

CIQ Red Pill organizes all of the collected evidence into test categories and shows you exactly what tests were run, which ones passed and what parts of CarrierIQ are where in your system.

This app is advertising supported(*) but requires very few permissions to operate:
READ_LOGS - needed to scan debug log for CIQ

READ_NETWORK_STATE
ACCESS_INTERNET
COARSE_LOCATION - these are used in support of ad delivery but may be bypassed by turning off network connections before running the app.

* 25%+ of any advertising revenue will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Recent changes:
- Added ability to Send/Share the scan results via Android Share Intent (Email, MMS, Facebook, etc)

Final 1.0 release. no longer beta.

- Added "Take Action" links to Carrier IQ related petitions, Congressional representative look-up, and links to latest news about Carrier IQ.
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About Carrier IQ Red Pill
Take the Red Pill and find out if your phone is vulnerable to Carrier IQ!

If your phone carrier had the ability to record everything you did on your phone would you want to know about it?

Carrier IQ is a piece of software that has been pre-installed on many Android, iOS and Blackberry devices by the major mobile phone companies without your consent. It is a potential serious threat to your privacy and security.

Take the Red Pill. Then take action!

This app will conduct over 35 non-invasive tests to detect whether the notorious CarrierIQ spyware is installed on your phone. It checks all know vectors for CIQ including system drivers, installed services, and debug logs.

CIQ Red Pill organizes all of the collected evidence into test categories and shows you exactly what tests were run, which ones passed and what parts of CarrierIQ are where in your system.

This app is advertising supported(*) but requires very few permissions to operate:
READ_LOGS - needed to scan debug log for CIQ

READ_NETWORK_STATE
ACCESS_INTERNET
COARSE_LOCATION - these are used in support of ad delivery but may be bypassed by turning off network connections before running the app.

* 25%+ of any advertising revenue will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Recent changes:
- Added ability to Send/Share the scan results via Android Share Intent (Email, MMS, Facebook, etc)

Final 1.0 release. no longer beta.

- Added "Take Action" links to Carrier IQ related petitions, Congressional representative look-up, and links to latest news about Carrier IQ.

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 19, 2014
Malware Avast detects this app as a virus.
A Google User
May 31, 2014
Do not install! Anti virus flagged it as malware. Uninstalled!
A Google User
May 6, 2014
Good Good
A Google User
Apr 29, 2014
Virus
A Google User
Dec 19, 2013
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