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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

685 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

VMware Warns of Critical vCenter Server Flaws

Two critical vulnerabilities in VMware's vCenter Server centralized management utility could allow remote code execution.

Vmware

Fake Error Messages Used in Lumma Stealer, RAT Attacks

Researchers have been tracking a social engineering technique in ongoing attacks where a pop-up message gives end users instructions to manually copy and paste a malicious script, leading to the deployment of malware.

Malware

Microsoft Delays Release of Controversial Recall Feature

The release of the Recall feature in Copilot Plus PCs will now be delayed on the heels of backlash from the security and privacy communities.

Microsoft

Scattered Spider Targets SaaS Platforms For Data Exfiltration

The Scattered Spider threat group in recent months has been targeting software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for data theft and leveraging virtualization platforms for persistence.

Identity, Saas

Ransomware Attacks Leverage Recent Critical PHP Flaw

A recently disclosed PHP argument injection flaw (CVE-2024-4577) is being used in ransomware attacks, according to threat researchers and CISA.

Ransomware