GAO sounds the alarm on federal cybersecurity efforts

  • The Postal Service is tightening its online security measures after fraudsters stole paychecks from employees. USPS said cyber criminals are targeting USPS employees by creating fake websites that closely resemble Lite-Blue, the agency’s online employee portal. Postal unions are warning members that fraudsters are using these spoofed websites to obtain USPS employees’ login credentials and reroute direct-deposit paychecks to their own bank accounts. USPS said it is adding multi-factor authentication to Lite-Blue and offering a year of credit monitoring to affected employees. (USPS tightens online security after fraudsters steal employees’ paychecks – Federal News Network)

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