Postal Bulletin highlights Staying CyberSafe in the New Year

In the digital age, many organizations have access to our personal information. By granting access, we relinquish a fair amount of data control and ultimately make ourselves vulnerable to potential cybercrimes, including identity theft. That’s why it is so important to do what you can to protect yourself. As overwhelming as it seems to safeguard…

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USPS: Beware of fake LiteBlue site

The Postal Service is alerting employees to beware of a fraudulent LiteBlue site that recently appeared on the internet. LiteBlue is used by employees to enroll in health plans, change their benefits, report unscheduled leave and perform other employment-related activities. Hackers apparently launched the fake site to steal employees’ information. USPS has blocked access to…

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Is USPS’ Informed Delivery feature a new target for security threats?

By C.J. Lovelace – November 25, 2017 The holiday season means a significant increase in mail as millions upon millions of letters and packages move through the U.S. Postal Service system en route to their destinations. For years, the postal service has taken digital photographs of mail as it moves through sorting facilities, helping make…

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Latest edition of Postal Bulletin highlights Cyber Security

Disconnect to Protect! Hackers these days use a variety of techniques to infiltrate networks, systems, and devices to steal your information, or even your identity. Targets include all mobile devices, such as phones, tablets, fitness trackers, or other Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled devices, or devices that use a USB cable. Hackers target mobile devices with malicious…

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Video: Credit card policy at USPS

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player “If your strategy for protecting yourself is to leave your signature off your cards and write “See ID” instead, not only is your game plan ineffective it’s outdated.” Source: Credit card policy at USPS | News – Home

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NLRB Issues Complaint Against USPS for Failing to Bargain Over and Provide Information to NRLCA Regarding Massive Data Breach

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a Complaint against the Postal Service alleging that it violated federal labor law by failing to bargain with the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) and provide information to the NRLCA concerning last year’s massive Postal Service data breach. The Complaint, issued on March 31,…

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Postal Service dealing with national computer outage — hackers not involved

By Josh Hicks – February 13, 2015 Friday the 13th’s bad luck came a bit early for the U.S. Postal Service this week as a national computer outage hit the agency during a hardware installation on Thursday. USPS spokeswoman Toni Delancey said Friday that the outage, which began sometime on Thursday afternoon, has affected the…

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USPS: Anthem data breach – Some members’ personal information compromised

February 11, 2015 Anthem, which operates Blue Cross Blue Shield programs in several states, reported a massive data breach Feb. 6 that may have exposed the personal information of 80 million people. Hackers may have gained access to current and former members’ names, birthdates, medical IDs, Social Security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment…

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