Access Call Log
On Android, an adversary could call standard operating system APIs from a malicious application to gather call log data, or with escalated privileges could directly access files containing call log data.
On iOS, applications do not have access to the call log, so privilege escalation would be required in order to access the data.
|Application Vetting||On Android, accessing the device call log requires that the app hold the READ_CALL_LOG permission. Apps that request this permission could be closely scrutinized to ensure that the request is appropriate.|
|Security Updates||Decrease likelihood of successful privilege escalation attack.|
|Use Recent OS Version||Decrease likelihood of successful privilege escalation attack.|
|Pegasus for Android|
|Pegasus for iOS|
On Android 6.0 and up, the user can view which applications have permission to access call log information through the device settings screen, and the user can choose to revoke the permissions.
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