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.

Is White House Crackdown on Ransomware Having Any Effect?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 17, 2021

Russia Has Taken No Action to Combat Ransomware, FBI Says

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 15, 2021

Top Initial Attack Vectors: Passwords, Bugs, Trickery

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 14, 2021

Bad News: Innovative REvil Ransomware Operation Is Back

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 13, 2021

Ransomware Stopper: Mandatory Ransom Payment Disclosure

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 10, 2021

Groove Promises Maximum Profits for Ransomware Affiliates

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 9, 2021

Ragnar Locker: 'Talk to Cops or Feds and We Leak Your Data'

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 7, 2021

Criminals' Wish List: Who's Their Ideal Ransomware Victim?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 6, 2021

Attackers Keep Refining Business Email Compromise Schemes

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 1, 2021

Wait, Watch, Disrupt: How Police Keep Targeting Cybercrime

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 31, 2021

7 Emerging Ransomware Groups Practicing Double Extortion

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 26, 2021

9 Takeaways: LockBit 2.0 Ransomware Rep 'Tells All'

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 25, 2021

Ransomware: LockBit 2.0 Borrows Ryuk and Egregor's Tricks

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 20, 2021

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