US announces seizure of 17 website domains used by North Korea IT workers

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday it has seized 17 website domains used by North Korean information technology workers in a scheme to allegedly defraud businesses, evade sanctions and fund the development of North Korea’s weapons program.

The seizures took place on Tuesday pursuant to a court order in Missouri, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement .

The United States has alleged that North Korea oversees […]

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