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.


Ryuk and Sodinokibi Surge as Ransom Payments Double

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 28, 2020

Emotet Malware Alert Sounded by US Cybersecurity Agency

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 23, 2020

Alarming Trend: More Ransomware Gangs Exfiltrating Data

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 16, 2020

Maze Ransomware Victim Sues Anonymous Attackers

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 3, 2020

Ransomware Attackers May Lurk for Months, FBI Warns

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 27, 2019

Maze Ransomware Gang Names More Alleged Victims

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 23, 2019

Ransomware 2.0: Cybercrime Gangs Apply APT-Style Tactics

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 23, 2019

Ryuk Eyed as Culprit in New Orleans Ransomware Outbreak

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 16, 2019

Ransomware Attackers Leak Stolen Data

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 22, 2019

Microsoft Debunks Dopplepaymer Ransomware Rumors

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 21, 2019

Ransomware Analysis: 'Shade' Surges; Other Trends Emerge

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 20, 2019

Ransomware: Average Ransom Payout Increases to $41,000

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 1, 2019

Ransomware School: The Rise of GandCrab Disciples

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 1, 2019

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