The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center has developed a new piece of spyware to map your own house from an infected smartphone via its camera. It utilizes the GPS, accelerometers and other phone hardware to visually map out and spatially piece together the inside layout of your own home says The Washington Times:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/2/new-software-uses-smartphone-camera-spyingThe malware, dubbed “PlaceRaider,” “allows remote hackers to reconstruct rich, three-dimensional models of the smartphone owner’s personal indoor spaces through completely opportunistic use of the camera,” the researchers said in a study published last week.
Ahhh....the new iPhone 5 panoramic camera should be most useful to the Navy! -AK