The cell phone is just a tool used in this changing psychological battle ground. The ever increase pressure to compete and constant media portrayal of a hyper-reality is the root cause. When a scientist gets to ride a float through downtown instead of a fucking baseball team is the day these problems will start being solved.
I was driving home one night when my car became hacked. It was a physical/social hack. A man approached me and shoved a gun in my face at a stop light, he was able to take full control of the vehicle and my wallet within 15 seconds. The zero day exploit has yet to be patched and the uber 1337 haxor pwned me.