Dyn Research, which monitors international internet traffic flows, said it had seen Russian telecommunications company Trans Tele Com routing North Korean traffic since about 0908 GMT on Sunday.

The 25th TAFISA World Congress will be a pivotal moment in the effort to overcome physical inactivity, as it will bring together representatives from over 100 countries in an interactive and open environment to discuss, debate and design the best path toward giving the next generation back those precious years of life.

In recognition of this, “Active World 2030 – Defining a New Horizon” will be the theme of 25th TAFIA World Congress.

Those ordering and controlling the attacks communicate to hackers and hijacked computers from within North Korea. Cyber Command has been carrying out denial of service attacks against hackers from North Korea designed to limit their access to the internet.

“This will improve the resiliency of their network and increase their ability to conduct command and control over those activities,” Boland said.

Many of the cyber attacks conducted on behalf of Pyongyang came from outside North Korea using hijacked computers, Boland said.

Those ordering and controlling the attacks communicate to hackers and hijacked computers from within North Korea."This will improve the resiliency of their network and increase their ability to conduct command and control over those activities," Boland said. Boland said the Russian connection would enhance North Korea's ability to command future cyber attacks.Having internet routes via both China and Russia reduces North Korea's dependence on any one country at a time when it faces intense geo-political pressures, he said.The world is facing a dire epidemic of physical inactivity, rendering today’s kids the first generation to have a life expectancy shorter than their parents’.As the leading global Sport for All and physical activity umbrella organization, TAFISA is tackling this challenge head-on, and aiming for an “Active World 2030”.REUTERS - North Korea has opened a second internet connection with the outside world, this time via Russia, a move which cyber security experts said could give Pyongyang greater capability to conduct cyber attacks.