Asterisk spying

Turning an Asterisk box into a covert mic is really easy! Maybe too easy? … -home.html

Non totally in topic:
Even without using Asterisk you can “always” use ssh:

Some time ago Iphones were all shipped with the same root password, “alpine”…
To turn a nokia 6210 into a covert mic you need the secret service and hardware worth 60.000$. To do it with an “eyephone” or similar a thousand times less. Is that a technological advance or something different?

Interested in your opinion.