Postal Bulletin highlights protecting USPS Networks from personal devices

When plugging a smart mobile device (e.g., phone, tablet, or wearable technology) into a computer’s USB port, the two devices can exchange information or malware. At the U.S. Postal Service®, this could put sensitive information into the wrong hands and potentially affect our business and reputation. To prevent a security breach, follow these important charging…

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OPM hack: Director Katherine Archuleta steps down

By Evan Perez and Wesley Bruer – July 10, 2015 Washington (CNN) – Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta resigned Friday, a day after revealing the recent data breach of government computers was vastly larger than originally thought. Archuleta confirmed her departure in an email to OPM staff. “I write to you this afternoon…

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NARFE: Retiree Records Not Compromised In Security Breach

Statement of NARFE President Richard G. Thissen Following the OPM Security Breach “Last evening, I was informed directly by an official of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that the personnel records, including personally identifiable information (PII), of four million current and former federal employees were exposed to a cyberattack. NARFE is staying in close…

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USPS: Cyber intrusion update – Employees encouraged to use credit-monitoring service

In a new video, CHRO Jeff Williamson updates employees on the recent cyber intrusion into some USPS information systems. The CHRO reminds employees they recently received an activation code by mail for a credit-monitoring service that USPS is offering free of charge for one year. “If you have not already activated the service, I encourage…

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Issa/Farenthold on Postal Service’s Security Breach

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 is a serious security breach that has put the personal…

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Postal Inspectors investigate skimmers, won’t provide details

St. Petersburg, Florida – 10 News has been warning customers for years about skimming devices attached to bank ATMs and gas station pumps. But we are now learning about a potential issue with stamp kiosks located at postal offices across the country. The issue was first reported by the website, krebsonsecurity.com, the very same online…

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