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 Attack: Ireland's Cleanup Costs Hit $48 Million

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 24, 2022

Cybercrime Moves: Conti Ransomware Absorbs TrickBot Malware

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 22, 2022

The Curious Case of the Fake Ukrainian Ransomware Attack

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 16, 2022

9 Ransomware Trends: More Leaks, Higher Ransom Payments

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 15, 2022

Ransomware Proceeds: $400 Million Routed to Russia in 2021

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 14, 2022

Russia Shutters 3 Carding Markets, Including Trump's Dumps

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 14, 2022

Cyber Agencies Warn: Ransomware Attacks Are Worse Than Ever

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 11, 2022

Bust of Cryptocurrency Couple Shows Money Laundering Risks

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 9, 2022

Ransomware: Alphv/BlackCat Is DarkSide/BlackMatter Reboot

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 7, 2022

Cybercrime: Darknet Markets Live On, Even as Players Change

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 4, 2022

Buying Bot-Stolen Logs: Marketplaces Make It '2easy'

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 3, 2022

Russia's Escalation in Ukraine Sounds Cyber Defense Alarms

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 2, 2022

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