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.


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

Access Brokers: Just 10 Vendors List 46% of All Offers

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 16, 2021

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Cyberattacks Now Risk Kinetic Response

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 13, 2021

10 Initial Access Broker Trends: Cybercrime Service Evolves

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 10, 2021

Secrets and Lies: The Games Ransomware Attackers Play

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 5, 2021

BlackMatter Ransomware Appears to Be Spawn of DarkSide

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 2, 2021

Ransomware Attackers Eying 'Pure Data-Leakage Model'

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 2, 2021

Ransomware Changes: DoppelPaymer Rebrands; Babuk Evolves

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 30, 2021

9 Ransomware Enablers - And Tactics for Combating Them

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 29, 2021

BlackMatter Ransomware Claims to Be Best of REvil, DarkSide

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 28, 2021

Ransomware: Average Ransom Payment Drops to $137,000

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 26, 2021

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