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Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Executive Editor

Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch is an award-winning journalist who strives to shed light on how security issues impact not only businesses and defenders on the front line, but also the daily lives of consumers.

In her previous position at Threatpost, Lindsey covered all aspects of the cybersecurity industry - from data privacy regulatory efforts to the evolution of underground cybercriminal marketplaces. Prior to that, Lindsey specialized in writing about microprocessors, enterprise business technology and the Internet of Things at CRN. In Lindsey’s spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and traveling.


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556 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

VMware Patches Critical Authentication Bypass Bug

The patch is available two weeks after the vulnerability was first disclosed on Nov. 14.


Apple Fixes Two Actively Exploited WebKit Bugs

The bugs (CVE-2023-42916 and CVE-2023-42917) enable sensitive information disclosure and arbitrary code execution.


CISA: Threat Actors Targeting Unitronics Devices Used in Water Facilities

CISA is urging water facilities in the critical infrastructure sector to change the default passwords on their Unitronics devices and disconnect them from the internet after a water treatment facility in Pennsylvania was hit by a cyberattack.

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International Operation Leads to Ransomware Ringleader Arrest

In a series of raids across Ukraine, the agencies apprehended several individuals that allegedly belong to the group, which has encrypted over 250 servers and cost large corporations several hundreds of millions of euros.


Ardent Health Services Impacted By Ransomware Attack

On the heels of a ransomware attack, Ardent said facilities are rescheduling elective procedures and diverting some emergency room patients to other local hospitals until systems are back online.