China or not, USPS faces angry Congress over cyber intrusion

From Linns Stamp News:

Regardless of whether it was China who broke into the United States Postal Service’s computers this fall, senior postal officials are certain to be grilled by Congress over their slow response to the intrusion.

Both Republicans and Democrats in the House said they were puzzled by why it took the agency until the weekend of Nov. 8 to begin repairs to the computers.

A USPS spokesman, David Partenheimer said “Acting too quickly could have caused more data to have been compromised.”

But members of Congress, who had been first briefed on the intrusion Oct. 27, were not buying the excuse.

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