Truecaller is filled with many possibilities other than the obvious Caller ID and block. The client is available for Android, BlackBerry OS, iOS, Series 40, Symbian s60, Firefox OS, Tizen, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone. Which means through this app you can find owner of any Mobile number without calling to that number.
Truecaller was developed by True Software Scandinavia AB, a privately held company in Stockholm, Sweden founded by Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam in 2009.
On 18 July 2013, Truecaller issued a statement on its blog stating that their website was indeed hacked, but claiming that the attack did not disclose any passwords or credit card information.
The group claimed on its Twitter handle to have recovered 459 GBs of database, primarily due to an older version of Word Press installation on the servers.
How to Works Truecaller:
You want those unknown numbers then you have to part with your phone book contacts.
It lets you search for contact information, identify incoming calls, and block calls you don’t want to receive, so you never have to leave the service to find the right contact.
The data is crowd-sourced from the millions of users who have downloaded the truecaller app on their smartphones. As part of the end user agreement, the truecaller app asks the user to allow access to the user’s address book or contacts on the smartphone.
Truecaller provides a web enabled caller ID for your smartphones like iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and much more devices. This app gives full detailed of received call and messages from an unknown person.
Truecaller gets permissions to track your precise location so that people near you can search and access your details much more easily.