Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

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: Average Ransom Payment Stays Steady at $140,000

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 21, 2021

Ransomware Soap Opera Continues With REvil’s Latest Outage

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 20, 2021

BlackMatter Ransomware Defense: Just-In-Time Admin Access

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 19, 2021

Accenture: Ransomware Attack Breached Proprietary Data

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 18, 2021

BlackByte: Free Decryptor Released for Ransomware Strain

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 15, 2021

To Repel Supply Chain Attacks, Better Incentives Needed

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 14, 2021

How Ransomware Attackers Hit Virtual Machine Hypervisors

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 5, 2021

Ukraine Busts 2 Suspects Tied to Major Ransomware Group

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 4, 2021

Ransomware Patch or Perish: Attackers Exploit ColdFusion

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 27, 2021

REvil Ransomware Group's Latest Victim: Its Own Affiliates

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 25, 2021

Conti Ransomware Attacks Surging, US Government Warns

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 23, 2021

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