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Mississippi Secretary of State’s official website attacked by Russian hackers

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About halfway through Election Day, the Mississippi Secretary of State’s official website was attacked by a group of Russian hackers, forcing the page to become temporarily inaccessible.

While the site does not hold any voting data, it does provide a polling place locator for the state’s residents.

Secretary of State Michael Watson posted the following on Twitter late Tuesday night, ensuring that all elections were safe and fair:

According to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, other websites were targeted but were not pushed offline.

To view the results from Mississippi’s four congressional races, click here.

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