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: Beware of 13 Tactics, Tools and Procedures

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 26, 2021

'Cuba' Ransomware Gang Hits Payment Processor, Steals Data

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 19, 2021

Suspected Egregor Ransomware Affiliates Busted in Ukraine

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 15, 2021

Do Ransomware Operators Have a Russian Government Nexus?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 4, 2021

Ransomware: Average Ransom Payment Declines to $154,108

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 1, 2021

Ransomware: Should Governments Hack Cybercrime Cartels?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 27, 2021

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

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