Monday November 10, 2014

Postal Service Discloses Major Data Theft

I'll never understand why computers with sensitive data are connected to the internet in the first place. C'mon, let's at least make it somewhat difficult for hackers.

The Postal Service on Monday became the latest government agency to announce a major theft of data from its computer systems, telling its roughly 800,000 employees and retirees that an attack "potentially compromised" databases containing postal employees’ names, birth dates, addresses and Social Security numbers.