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 Gangs Go (Lady) Gaga for Data Breaches

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 24, 2020

Nefilim Ransomware Gang Tied to Citrix Gateway Hacks

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 22, 2020

Maze Ransomware Gang Continues Data-Leaking Spree

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 18, 2020

Ransom Demands: What Happens If Victims Pay or Don't Pay?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 17, 2020

City Pays Ransom Despite Pre-Ransomware Outbreak Hack Alert

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 12, 2020

7 Ransomware Trends: Gangs Join Forces, Auction Stolen Data

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 8, 2020

Top Ransomware Attack Vectors: RDP, Drive-By, Phishing

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 29, 2020

Ransomware Gangs' Ruthlessness Leads to Bigger Profits

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 28, 2020

RagnarLocker Deploys a Virtual Machine to Hide Ransomware

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 22, 2020

Ransomware: Average Business Payout Surges to $111,605

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  April 30, 2020

10 Ransomware Strains Being Used in Advanced Attacks

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  April 29, 2020

UK and US Security Agencies Sound COVID-19 Threat Alert

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  April 9, 2020

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