Skip to comments.Iranian Cyber Warfare Commander Shot dead in Suspected Assassination
Posted on 10/05/2013 2:54:47 AM PDT by nickcarraway
The head of Irans cyber warfare programme has been shot dead, triggering further accusations that outside powers are carrying out targeted assassinations of key figures in the countrys security apparatus. Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded area near the town of Karaj, north-west of the capital, Tehran. Five Iranian nuclear scientists and the head of the countrys ballistic missile programme have been killed since 2007. The regime has accused Israels external intelligence agency, the Mossad, of carrying out these assassinations.
Ahmadi was last seen leaving his home for work on Saturday. He was later found with two bullets in the heart, according to Alborz, a website linked to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. I could see two bullet wounds on his body and the extent of his injuries indicated that he had been assassinated from a close range with a pistol, an eyewitness told the website.
The commander of the local police said that two people on a motorbike had been involved in the assassination.
The Facebook page of the officers of the Cyber War Headquarters confirmed that Ahmadi had been one of their commander and posted messages of condolence. But Alborz users warned that the openly accessible book of condolence could harm Irans national security.
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I’m sure the Zero will order flags flown at half mast.
If this was a foreign power trying to damage the effort they’d find out who the really good geeks were and kill them. The guy at the top is mostly irrelevant to how effective the organization is technically.
I’m not saying good leadership isn’t crucial. But I’m guessing there’s no such thing as “good” leadership in Iran. I knew too many Iranians. They live in the 9th century.
Thanks you Mousaad
I needed a warm fuzzy and this gave it to me. Thanks!
The Iranian Amish are to blame.
You've gotta be Kidon me.
And when are they finally going to film Vince Flynn novels?
You need an American Jason Statham to play Rapp.