And they gained another tool! Win-win!
This is child's play compared to what the NSA has; in no way shape or form does this present "competition." A typical NSAer would say something along the lines of "Does it even have a 0day?" This tool implies you have to have some form of access to the device, or you have to fool the user into installing it, or you have to have your own exploit.
A university faculty is 500 egotists with a common parking problem.