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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

64 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Emerging Loader Delivered Via Hijacked Email Threads

Researchers shed light on a malware loader that's been spotted consistently being spread via email spam messages over the past month.

Email, Malware, Spammers

Microsoft Warns of Ongoing Nobelium Supply Chain Attacks

Microsoft said that the threat group has used phishing and password-spraying attacks to compromise at least 14 IT service providers this year.

Solarwinds, Supply Chain, Microsoft

TodayZoo Phishing Kit Used to Swipe Microsoft Credentials

Microsoft researchers said TodayZoo, used for a massive campaign aimed at stealing victims’ credentials, was pieced together from an old phishing kit template.

Phishing, Phishing Kits, Phishing Scams

U.S. Export Controls Crack Down on Surveillance Tools

A newly proposed interim final rule is the result of 2017 negotiations as part of the Wassenaar Arrangement after initial export rules were met with criticism.

Surveillance, Hacking Methods, Government Agencies

Google Disrupts Cookie Theft Malware Attacks

Google researchers point to a resurgence in a decades-old session hijacking tactic, as seen in a recent phishing campaign.

Malware, Browser Security, Admin Session Hijacks