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Chinese Govt Engineers Thought Behind USPS Breach

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According to the Washington Post, Chinese government engineers are suspected of breaching U.S. Postal Service computer networks. While credit card and financial data was not compromised, sources said, the Post wrote that “The compromised data included names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of employment and other information¬†. . .The data of every employee were exposed.”

Previous attacks thought to be of Chinese origin had been conducted against the Office of Personnel Management and, just last August, against a US government contractor responsible for conducting background security checks.

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