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EquiLend Ransomware Attack Leads to Data Breach 

March 12, 2024

On January 24, the company announced that some of its systems were taken offline due to “a technical issue” and that services would be disrupted for several days.

EquiLend, which confirmed the next day that the disruption was caused by a ransomware attack, was able to restore its client-facing services by February 5, but shared no details on the scope of the attack until now.

Last week, the company informed the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) of a data breach resulting from the ransomware attack and started notifying the impacted individuals.

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