On November 26th, a security flaw in a U.S. Postal Service platform exposed data of more than 60 million users by allowing anyone logged-in to usps.com to query the system for user data. USPS has patched the flaw after repeated requests, according to Tech Crunch.
WHAT DATA WAS COMPROMISED?
User data exposed included usernames, user IDs, email addresses, account numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and real-time mail delivery data.
I HAVE A USPS ACCOUNT. WHAT DO I DO?
Officials are investigating the incident and it’s unknown if impacted users will be contacted by USPS. However, we highly recommend that you:
• Change your password immediately, longer is more secure.
• Closely monitor your accounts for any suspicious activity
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