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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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684 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Carefully Crafted Campaign Led to XZ Utils Backdoor

The person or people that implanted malicious code into XZ Utils put time and effort into building trust in the open source software ecosystem.

Open Source

CISA Releases Cyber Incident Reporting Rule Draft

CISA has laid out the proposed details of the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act (CIRCIA).


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Source Code

Red Hat, CISA Warn of XZ Utils Backdoor

The malicious code (which is being tracked as CVE-2024-3094) is embedded in XZ Utils versions 5.6.0 and 5.6.1, and may allow unauthorized access to impacted systems.

Open Source

U.S. Offers Reward For BlackCat Ransomware Group Intel

The U.S. government is looking for more information about the individuals affiliated with the BlackCat ransomware group, which was behind the Change Healthcare attack.