262,000 suspicious mail items in 2021.   6,300 threats  —  are you prepared?

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Mail Threat Data Center

Mail Security Incident Statistics

RaySecur’s Mail Threat Data Center is an open-source database for tracking in near real-time dangerous mail incidents.

The Mail Threat Data Center compiles incident statistics from official sources including the US Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the START database managed by the University of Maryland.

In addition to official sources, the data center is updated daily with incidents reported in the public domain to provide our customers with the most timely and accurate information to make informed security decisions.

April 2022 Mail Security Alert by Will Plummer, CSO of RaySecur

In Your Inbox: Mail Security Alerts

Provide us your contact details and you receive regular communications from our Security Advisors concerning mail-based threats from around the world.
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July 2023 Mail Security Alert

Mail Threat Alert – July 2023

In July 2023, threats toward Lawmakers, State Representatives, and other Public Officials continued, including threatening letters sent to a Republican representative, and the French President

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January 2023 Mail Security Alert, concealed white-powder and fentanyl exposures result in numerous injuries

Mail Threat Alert – January 2023

White-powder threats continued to shut down both government agencies and corporate organizations, with multiple employees receiving medical attention. Threat letters increased this month with multiple

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May 2022 Mail Security Alert

Mail Threat Alert – May 2022

White powder threats remained consistent with recent months however direct threats aimed at businesses and government increased. Bomb threats returned as well as personal attacks

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State of Mail Security, 2021 annual report cover

State of Mail Security 2021: RaySecur Annual Report

RaySecur’s Chief Security Officer Will Plummer analyzes trends from known mail incidents in 2021. The objective of the report is to summarize key statistics from official data sources to frame the problem, while also providing accurate and timely information on current threats.

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2020 Mail Security Annual Report Book.

2020 Dangerous Mail Report

The USPIS Dangerous Mail Investigations Unit responds to 10 dangerous mail incidents every day, on average. RaySecur CSO Will Plummer analyzes trends from the known dangerous mail incidents in 2020.

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Mail Threat Alerts: September, 2020.

Excerpt of mail threats incidents across the US in Sep, 2020. Use these threats to plan for the future of mail security.

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