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Caring is not sharing

Always keep passwords secure

If you think one of your passwords has been compromised, change it immediately.

The Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors not to share passwords for USPS accounts with co-workers.

When an employee or contractor shares a password, they:

• Don’t have any control over how the person uses the shared password or what they will do with the information;

• Can’t control who else might gain access to their password; and

• Potentially expose their account to online criminals.

If there is an extenuating circumstance where a Postal Service password must be shared, consult with a manager first.

Additionally, if someone in authority requests your password, check with your immediate manager prior to sharing the information.

As the holders of USPS information, employees and contractors have a responsibility to protect the data entrusted to them.

If you believe your password has been released or compromised, change it immediately and report the incident to

The CyberSafe at USPS Blue page has more tips, while the LiteBlue page and have general cybersecurity information.