Category: Postal Security Breach

Hacked Employees File Charges Against Postal Service

as reported by Government Executive Many are questioning the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to wait several months to make public a breach of employees’ personal information, though the agency defended the delay as necessary to mitigate the fallout from the hack. The American Postal Workers Union filed a complaint on Monday to the National Labor […]

Issa/Farenthold on Postal Service’s Security Breach

as reported by The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and House Oversight Committee Subcommittee on Postal Service Chairman Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, today released the following statement in response to the United States Postal Service’s announcement that the Chinese purportedly hacked the agency’s data: “This […]

Massive Postal Service breach hits employees and customers

as reported by CNN Washington (CNN) — Hackers recently broke into a U.S. Postal Service computer system and stole personal data, including Social Security numbers, for 750,000 employees and retirees, a U.S. official familiar with the breach told CNN on Monday. The breach also compromised the data of 2.9 million postal service customers, the official […]

China suspected of breaching U.S. Postal Service computer networks

as reported by The Washington Post Chinese government hackers are suspected of breaching the computer networks of the United States Postal Service, compromising the data of more than 800,000 employees — including the postmaster general’s. The intrusion was discovered in mid-September, said officials, who declined to comment on who was thought to be responsible. The […]