Montenegro’s state infrastructure hit by cyber attack -officials


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SARAJEVO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Government digital infrastructure in Montenegro has been hit by an “unprecedented” cyber attack and timely measures have been taken to mitigate its impact, authorities said on Friday.

“Certain services were switched off temporarily for security reasons but the security of accounts belonging to citizens and companies and their data have not been jeopardised,” Public Administration Minister Maras Dukaj said on Twitter.

Dukaj said that the attack, which began on Thursday night, resembled several others in the past few years in the small Adriatic republic, and that Montenegro – a member of NATO – had informed its allies about it.

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