July 02, 2022

DOJ details efforts to map, disrupt North Korean hacking activities

U.S. law enforcement is contacting individuals with computers infected by DPRK malware

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Government has undertaken efforts to map a network of computers infected by North Korean malware and to disrupt such activities by notifying those whose devices have been infected.

Accompanying the press release announcing those efforts was a previously sealed warrant and order allowing U.S. law enforcement to undertake methods to identify computers infected by the "Joanap" malware.