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.
The Twitter co-founder tweets a provocative question to Iran's president and gets a response that could mean a sign of change to come.
Despite earlier reports, it appears Facebook's CEO will not be called to court in Iran to answer questions on user privacy.
It seems that, even in Iran, Facebook-owned apps like Instagram and WhatsApp are disturbing users about privacy. One judge wants the Facebook CEO to explain himself in person.
Calling the Facebook CEO (and new owner of WhatsApp) an “American Zionist,” an Iranian censor blocks the popular messaging app.
The Iranian government has enhanced its cyber capabilities since being hit by the Stuxnet virus, cautions a U.S. Air Force official.
Last summer Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei opened an Instagram account. Now he's on Facebook.
Both services were flowing to Iranian citizens on Monday, but officials there said the temporary reprieve was due to a technical glitch, according to The New York Times.
According to the Washington Post, the two social networks, largely dark in Iran since 2009, are once again available to some users.
Rumors emerging from Iran suggest that the next animal to be shot into the stratosphere may well be extremely furry.