Envelope Containing Ricin Addressed to POTUS Intercepted

A letter addressed to President Donald Trump that was intercepted before it reached the White House tested positive for the deadly poison ricin earlier this week, law enforcement officials said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Saturday afternoon they are investigating “a suspicious letter received at a U.S. government mail facility” alongside its partners at…

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USPS, FBI team up to expand fingerprinting locations

USPS is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to offer fingerprinting services at more Post Offices across the nation. The fingerprinting program, which launched in 2018 at two offices in Washington, DC, is now available at more than 80 locations nationwide and has generated approximately $1 million in revenue. “This is an amazing accomplishment…

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USPS tests fingerprinting service with FBI

USPS is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to test fingerprinting services at two Washington, DC, Post Offices. The program allows the offices to provide fingerprinting services to customers applying for an identity history summary check (IdHSC), which lists certain information taken from fingerprint submissions kept by the FBI. An IdHSC can be required…

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Timeline: How the Postal Service Data Breach Went Down

U.S. Postal Service officials are revealing more about the cyber intrusion at the agency that exposed the personal data of about 800,000 USPS employees. Testifying before Congress Wednesday, Randy Miskanic, incident commander on the case and the USPS secure digital solutions vice president, laid out a nearly day-by-day timeline of the incident — from the…

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China suspected of breaching U.S. Postal Service computer networks, Employee data compromised

The postal service began notifying employees on Monday. The agency is providing free credit-monitoring services for one year. 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. The intrusion was discovered in mid-September, said officials, who declined to comment on…

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