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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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375 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 9/30

Welcome back to Source Code, Decipher's weekly security news podcast.

Podcast, Source Code

Threat Actor Delivered Malware Via Trojanized Live Chat Installer

The trojanized file was identified at organizations in the industrial, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, insurance and telecommunications sectors in North America and Europe, according to researchers.

Malware

Novel Malware Installed in VMware ESXi Attacks

Attackers used a unique tactic to install backdoors after compromising multiple organizations' VMware ESXi servers.

Vmware

Phishing Attack Targets Microsoft Flaw to Deliver Cobalt Strike

The attack was first discovered in August after victims received phishing emails containing malicious document attachments.

Phishing

Watchdog Report Highlights Nuclear Agency’s Security Shortcomings

The Government Accountability Office criticized the National Nuclear Security Administration's mixed risk management practices around operational technology devices and its lax oversight of subcontractor cybersecurity practices.

Government, Government Agencies