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Epiq Issues Statement on Unauthorized System Activity

March 2, 2020 GMT

NEW YORK, March 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today issued the following statement:

On February 29, we detected unauthorized activity on our systems, which has been confirmed as a ransomware attack. As part of our comprehensive response plan, we immediately took our systems offline globally to contain the threat and began working with a third-party forensic firm to conduct an independent investigation. Our technical team is working closely with world class third-party experts to address this matter, and bring our systems back online in a secure manner, as quickly as possible. Federal law enforcement authorities have also been informed and are involved in the investigation. As always, protecting client and employee information is a critical priority for the company. At this time there is no evidence of any unauthorized transfer or misuse or exfiltration of any data in our possession.

About EpiqEpiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world.

Press Contact: Catherine Ostheimer John Lovallo Epiq LEVICK +1 646 282 1800 +1 917-612-8419 costheimer@epiqglobal.com jlovallo@levick.com