Matt Wixey is a Principal Technical Editor and Senior Threat Researcher at Sophos. He is a former penetration tester, and previously led cybersecurity R&D capabilities at both PwC UK and a specialist unit in the Metropolitan Police Service, digging into emerging attack vectors, vulnerabilities, and new technologies. Matt has spoken at national and international conferences, including Black Hat USA, DEF CON, ISF Annual Congress, 44con, and BruCon.
Following Microsoft’s announcement that macros from the internet will be disabled by default, threat actors are using alternative file types for malware delivery. This shift brings both challenges and opportunities for organizations.