Notice of Security Incident
Knight Barry Title, Inc. and its subsidiaries, predecessors, and affiliated entities (collectively, “Knight Barry”) is providing notice of an event that may impact the security of some information. This notice details information regarding the event, our response, and steps impacted individuals can take to further secure their information, should they feel it necessary to do so.
On August 15, 2023, Knight Barry discovered some suspicious activity on our computer network and that certain files were encrypted with malware. Upon discovery of this activity, Knight Barry took immediate steps to ensure the security of the network and restore the systems. Systems were restored and brought back online by August 17, 2023. Knight Barry also launched an investigation into the nature and scope of the event. The investigation determined that between July 25, 2023, and August 15, 2023, an unauthorized actor gained access to Knight Barry systems and may have accessed or acquired data on certain systems.
As part of the response to the event, Knight Barry conducted a thorough and comprehensive review of the data that may have been accessed or acquired to determine what data may be impacted and to whom it relates. This review recently concluded, and we determined that some information may be involved. What Information Was Involved? The information identified in the review may include an individuals’ name, Social Security number, financial account information, and/or government-issued identification. Please note, there is currently no evidence of misuse of information as a result of this event.
What We Are Doing.
Knight Barry takes this event and the security of information in our care very seriously. Upon learning of the event, we moved quickly to respond, securely restore our systems, assess the security of our network, and investigate the event. Knight Barry also reported this event to law enforcement and notified relevant regulators, as required. As part of our ongoing commitment to information security, we reviewed our policies, procedures, and security tools, and updated our employee training program, to reduce the risk of a similar event from occurring in the future.
Knight Barry is also offering complimentary credit monitoring through IDX to those affected by the event. Instructions to enroll in these services is included on the letter sent to individuals regarding this event. If you believe you may be impacted by this event but have not yet received a letter, please contact the dedicated assistance line below for additional information.
What Affected Individuals Can Do.
We encourage affected individuals to remain vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud by reviewing account statements and monitoring free credit reports for suspicious activity and to detect errors. Please also review the information in the below Steps You Can Take to Further Protect Personal Information.
For More Information.
Knight Barry understands there may be additional questions about this event. If you have additional questions, please contact our dedicated assistance line at (888) 723-3420, open from 6am-6pm PT, Mon-Fri, except holidays.