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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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Featured Articles

706 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

CISA Warns of Phishing Attempts During CrowdStrike, Microsoft Outage Chaos

In a Friday statement, CISA said that it has observed threat actors taking advantage of the massive global outages, linked to a faulty CrowdStrike update, for phishing “and other malicious activity.”

Phishing

APT41 Attacks Steal Data ‘Over an Extended Period’

APT41 compromised multiple organizations in the shipping and logistics, media, technology and automotive sectors.

APT

After AT&T Breach, Senators Demand Answers

Members of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law asked AT&T’s CEO “about how AT&T failed to protect such profoundly sensitive information from cybercriminals.”

Breach

Rite Aid Breach Stemmed From Compromised Credentials

The attack started on June 6 when a threat actor impersonated a company employee in order to their compromise business credentials.

Data Breach

Critical Apache HugeGraph Flaw Under Attack

Exploit attempts peaked between June 29 and July 6, when researchers said they saw “several thousands on some days.”

Exploit