The US Postal Service announced that a breach discovered in mid-September may have compromised the SSN and other personal information of more than 800,000 employees. It also states that information on callers to the USPS call center may have been compromised as well.
The government of China is currently the prime suspect in the hack. At some point these hacks are going to escalate into a full blown cyberwar. It’s only a matter of time before the cyberwar division of a foreign government hits pay dirt. The president is in China this week. How will we respond? Will it be addressed? Guess we’ll have to wait and see.