Carrier IQ is an application designed to monitor the performance of the carrier. The performance of the carrier can be measured by checking if the services they offer are served properly, servicessuch as text messaging, calls, Internet connection, and others. Carrier IQ comes preinstalled in devices offered by the carriers who employ their service, is automatically executed, and is virtuallyundetectable by the user.Carrier IQ Scanner is designed to find out if your device has been installed with Carrier IQ. However, the removal function is not provided due to root privilege constrain. Carrier IQ Scanner isnot a replacement for Trend Micro Mobile Security. Installing Trend Micro Mobile Security is the best way to protect your mobile device from malware, spam, and other threats.