As the Middle East country beefs up its cyberforces, Mojtaba Ahmadi, the head of its Cyber War Headquarters, is said to be found with two bullet wounds near his heart.
Britain's government will follow in the footsteps of the US and create a military unit dedicated to launching counter-attacks against hackers.
For nearly a decade, think tanks and government officials in Washington D.C. have wrestled with the question of what cyberwar will look like. This year we found out.
DARPA has tapped some of the biggest names in tech, design, and gaming in an aim to make taking down botnets as simple as a few swipes and taps.
The New York Times is reporting today, citing a host of sources, that the Obama administration pressed forward with Stuxnet's attack on Iran and has used cyberwarfare extensively.
New recruits will learn the basics, but officers and enlisted personnel could opt for a more advanced, undergraduate-level program.
The European Union honcho says that the time has come to "say yes to protection but no to protectionism."
The Pentagon has plenty of high-tech advances on tap for the coming year. Think drones, of course, but also laser weapons, cyberwarfare, and the ageless B-52.
Amid rising concern in the U.S. over China's role in cyberattacks, the latter is expanding its focus on virtual combat.
The Iranian government has enhanced its cyber capabilities since being hit by the Stuxnet virus, cautions a U.S. Air Force official.