Edward Snowden, the man responsible for the biggest leak of top secret intelligence files the world has ever seen, gives his first BBC interview to Panorama. US whistleblower Edward Snowden gave the BBC new details of the UK government's ability to hack users' smartphones without their knowledge.
“Dreamy Smurf”: lets the phone be powered on and off
“Nosey Smurf”:lets spies turn the microphone on and listen in on users, even if the phone itself is turned off
"Tracker Smurf":a geo-location tool which allows [GCHQ] to follow you with a greater precision than you would get from the typical triangulation of cellphone towers.
“Paranoid Smurf”: hides the fact that it has taken control of the phone. The tool will stop people from recognising that the phone has been tampered with if it is taken in for a service, for instance.