Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.


Ransomware Disrupts Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 15, 2021

Ransomware: Call Centers Cold-Call Victims to Demand Ransom

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 7, 2020

Rise of the Bots: Criminal Attacks Grow More Automated

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 27, 2020

Botnet Operators Ditch Banking Trojans for Ransomware

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 25, 2020

From St. Louis to France, Ransomware Victim List Expands

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 23, 2020

More Ransomware-as-a-Service Operations Seek Affiliates

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 17, 2020

Darkside Ransomware Gang Launches Affiliate Program

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 12, 2020

Data-Exfiltrating Ransomware Gangs Pedal False Promises

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 6, 2020

CISOs' Pandemic Challenge: More Disruption, Less Budget

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 28, 2020

Police Battle Criminal Abuse of Cryptocurrency, Encryption

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 26, 2020

Criminals Still Going Crazy for Cryptocurrency

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 15, 2020

Cybercrime: 12 Top Tactics and Trends

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 13, 2020

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