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Researcher responding to Symantec report speculates that Kalaye Electric in Iran was infected.
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.
Retired U.S. Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright has been informed he is under investigation as the source of leaks to the media regarding the sophisticated virus, NBC News reports.
The Iranian government has enhanced its cyber capabilities since being hit by the Stuxnet virus, cautions a U.S. Air Force official.
The worm apparently was aimed at a power plant and other sites in southern Iran but was thwarted.
Citing U.S. intelligence sources, ISSSource says an infected memory stick was used to hit the facility with the worm that severely damaged Iran's nuclear program.
Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
Much-reported computer code interrupted Iran's nuclear program, but Gen. Mike Hayden tells "60 Minutes" the identity of its author remains unknown.
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.
Sophisticated virus was intended to knock offline an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility but strayed from its intended target about two years ago.