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North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

SEOUL: A state-owned Russian company has opened up a second internet connection for North Korea which could strengthen Pyongyang's cyber capabilities and undermine US efforts to isolate the regime, security experts said. The activation of the new line from TransTeleCom was first detected on Sunday by analysts at Dyn Research, which monitors global internet connectivity. The new connection supplements the existing link provided by China Unicom, which has almost exclusively routed North Korean internet traffic since 2010.…