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What app creates files with random numbers as names on my SD card? [duplicate]

I have multiple files that appear seamingly randomly on my SD card with numbers as names such as : 40956591289 531333794524 19002876503010 The files are empty and can be created multiples times a ...
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Is it possible to find out what apps created a given file/folder? [duplicate]

I want to keep track of the application that created the folder. I use an Android phone. And some apps automatically creates unnecessary folders in the root directory of my phone. I want to know where ...
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How to view network traffic requested by a specific app?

There are lots of discussion on how to see which app is requesting network connection. I have tried the following apps: tcapturepacket wifi monitor connection tracker However, none of them was ...
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Why reading permission to /proc/1/maps is denied and why doesn't the denial appear in logcat?

I'm developing a native app for Android, and I'm occasionally confronted with permission denied which doesn't trigger a log in the logcat logs. For example, trying to run: shell@kltevzw:/ $ cat /proc/...
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How to create a copy of a file immediately when it's created?

I have an Android app that will create a file and immediately delete it. I want to know how can I catch this file or create a copy or even disable user permissions to delete a file. I have root access ...
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What's the "debuglogger" directory?

What is the directory "debuglogger" (/storage/emulated/0/debuglogger) for and how to completely remove it? In a week it uses almost 5% of my phone's memory. I have to delete it manually to ...
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What is causing some photos and videos to get replaced by 0 byte files?

Some of my photos or videos get replaced by 0 byte files every now and then, which is quite infuriating. Even more confusingly, sometimes later they do reappear. I don't want this question to be too ...
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Background apps get killed (by something other than battery optimization)

All of my background apps get killed when I turn off the screen. This is particularly annoying for my most-used messaging app, WhatsApp. I've looked at the obvious "Battery Optimization" option: ...
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Monitor and identify which apps create a specific file/directory [duplicate]

From time to time, there is a directory (and files inside of it) that is created on the internal memory of my device. I keep deleting it, but after a few days/weeks, it's back. The folder in question, ...
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How to create a copy of a file immediately when it's created? [duplicate]

I have an Android app that will create a file in /data/ and immediately delete it. I want to know how can I catch this file or create a copy or even disable user permissions to delete a file? I have ...
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Purpose of sdcardwritable file

In some directories there's .sdcardwritable file. It's a empty file. What is purpose of this file?
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Name and type of virus on Android which is attacking file system and storage drives

There's a virus on my Android phone which is attacking the file systems and storage drives attached to my device. I need help identifying the virus, so that I may further my research and come up with ...
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Finding which process writing to storage

I suspect my phone being infected by malware. Every now and then, there's a folder named LSF_PUSH in internal storage, containing APK from app called SnackVideo and other random pictures from its ...
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How to find out which apps are creating *.space files in Internal Storage?

There is a folder at internal memory: .space/ Inside it has one folder that is a big hash name (probably sha1sum), and inside that folder there are lots of files (also named as a hash something like ...
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Malware downloads APK

Some app is repeatedly downloading APK files in my Lenovo Android phone. How can I find which program is doing this ? I have installed all my apps from Google Play store.
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