Remind me again why we should listen to a traitor.
Actually, to a traitor's lawyer.
Re: "It remains unclear how successful that program was, and Apple again denied involvement."
I imagine that there are quite a few successful spyware projects out there. For all smartphone platforms.
But I'd hazard a guess that most of them require physical possession of the phone to install the spyware.
(You know the drill: meet the mark at a bar, get him/her to sleep with you,...