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Montenegro Election Day Disrupted by Several Cyberattacks

The Ministry for Information Society and Telecommunications of Montenegro has confirmed several key websites were targeted by cyberattacks on Sunday (16 October), the day of the country’s parliamentary elections. Attacks targeted several media and government websites including news service CDM, radio station Antena M, and the website of the ruling political party, Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro. Officials have informed reporters that many of the attacks have been endured and service for most government sites are returning to normal. The ministry has not responded to any requests for comments on individual or groups responsible for the attacks.

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