North Dakota election systems targeted but not breached

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BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota election systems were targeted, but not breached, in the summer of 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

In an email sent out by North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, the Department of Homeland Security notified the state on September 22.

The office provided no further comment, but added that the security measures in place “have proven to be effective, and we continue to update cybersecurity protections as new potential means of targeting are identified.”