Micro Systemation, a Swedish security firm that helps police and military around the world crack digital security systems, posted the above video about how its software works. According to Forbes:
[...] a Micro Systemation application the firm calls XRY can quickly crack an iOS or Android phone’s passcode, dump its data to a PC, decrypt it, and display information like the user’s GPS location, files, call logs, contacts, messages, even a log of its keystrokes.
The report said the firm uses the same kind of exploits that jailbreakers use to gain access to the phone. Once inside, they have access to just about everything.
Sometimes it is easy to forget how vulnerable data is on a smartphone.