when phones go mad

Somewhen in the plot it was introduced that Wayne Enterprises (the company of Batmans alter ego Bruce Wayne) is cooperating with the government in building mobile phones. And then later on Batman turns every phone in the city (obviously the ones his company equipped) into his eyes and ears by accessing them remotely. … A hidden console can be accidentally started and this takes every text input and interprets this a system command executed by the super user. … It’s also well known that both, Google and Apple, are able to delete applications remotely from their smartphones. … And you can be sure it’s technically absolutely possible to silently turn on your mobiles microphone and camera without your knowledge.

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