Mojtaba Ahmadi, the chief of the Cyber War Headquarters in Iran, was found shot-dead. dead in a wooded area near of Karaj, north-west of Iran's capital, Tehran. It is not clear if this was an assassination.
General Keith Alexander is head of both the National Security Agency and the US Cyber Command. Alexander told the US Senate Armed Services Committee that the 40 teams should be ready by 2015.
The US Pentagon has decided computer sabotage falls under the category of acts of war, opening the door for US response in the form of military retaliation, a move seen as essential in the government’s attempt to keep pace with cyber attacks.