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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

643 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Attackers Exploit ManageEngine Flaw to Steal Sensitive Data

A known, critical-severity flaw in ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus is under attack by bad actors who are leveraging it to execute a novel credential-theft tool on victims' networks.

Vulnerability, Cyberattack

U.S. Gov Offers $10M Bounty for DarkSide Ransomware Leaders

The U.S. government is upping its efforts to track down members of the DarkSide cybercrime group, which was behind the May ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline.

Cybercrime, Ransomware

Vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers Hit With Babuk Ransomware

An emerging threat called Tortilla has been exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft (MS) Exchange servers hit with Babuk ransomware.

Ransomware, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 11/5

Welcome to Source Code: Decipher’s new behind the scenes look at the weekly news with input from our sources. Topping the headlines this week are two key cybersecurity-related moves by the U.S. government. These include the government blocking exports to NSO Group, Positive Technologies and other companies, and creating a catalog of known, actively exploited vulnerabilities that federal agencies must address. In other news, researchers have uncovered a threat group targeting vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers with ransomware. A new report also shed light on various network access brokers selling credentials that they claimed belonged to logistics companies.

Podcast

CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Hundreds of Known Flaws

Under a new binding operational directive (BOD), CISA has developed a catalog of known, exploited vulnerabilities that federal agencies must address.

Government Agencies, Cisa, Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability Management