Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday February 13, 2015

Hardware Failure Behind USPS Down Time

Despite fears of a possible breach, it turns out that a botched hardware installation is behind the e-mail problems the USPS was having earlier today.

USPS spokeswoman Toni Delancey said Friday that the outage, which began sometime on Thursday afternoon, has affected the agency’s e-mail system and some retail services, but that mail delivery, mail processing and tracking and scanning services are unaffected. Delancey said the outage is not the result of a cyber attack. She could not immediately provide details on the hardware installation that triggered the problems.