How can I stop a rogue and unidentified Android app from calling a particular number?

Satyan B July 31, 2013
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Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 FW v4.1.2 Rooted

Since the past 2 months some application seems to be calling a local number and using 8 minutes of call time each month. I noticed this when I checked droid stats and confirmed when I got my itemized bill.

Is there any particular way in which I can find out which application is doing this? The number doesn’t show up in the call logs.

The number it calls, as it turns out is the number of a well known Airline, of which I am not using the app. And I don’t remember what new apps I have downloaded in the past 2 months. And yes I have uninstalled the apps I am not using.

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  1. Dalsan M
    July 31, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Lookout Mobile security app, available in the Play Store, should be able to tell you what apps are questionable and if there are any viruses or malware on your device.

    • Jaxx D
      August 1, 2013 at 2:38 pm

      Thanks. I had installed and done a scan using TrustGo Mobile security. It found none. Will try Lookout too.
      I also tried Bitdefender Clueful to see which apps have access to phone calls. All apps are legit play store apps. Not using any cracked shit.