Digital surveillance is everywhere whether we like it or not and we used to think that most of it was on street corners, tagged to our credit cards and maybe even through our GPS unit in our vehicles. Those that used to be labeled as "paranoid" would also lament how much the government was spying on you through your own phone and according to the link below, it's actually much, much worse than you thought. Ouch. This article is worth reading.
The new components target Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry users and are part of Hacking Team’s larger suite of tools used for targeting desktop computers and laptops. But the iOS and Android modules provide cops and spooks with a robust menu of features to give them complete dominion over targeted phones.