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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

89 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Threat Groups Prey on Mobile With Evolving Malware, Tactics

Up to 97 percent of organizations reported facing mobile threats that used multiple attack vectors during 2020, as cybercriminals continue to adopt new tactics to target mobile devices.

Mobile, Malware, Banking Malware, Android

Iron Tiger APT Updates Toolkit in 18-Month Malware Campaign

An 18-month malware campaign on a gambling company reveals how the Iron Tiger threat group has updated its toolkit.

Apt, Malware, Attacker, Remote Access Trojan, Backdoors

Attackers Target European Industrial Firms With Cring Ransomware

Attackers exploited a previously-disclosed flaw in Fortinet VPN servers in order to hit European industrial firms with the Cring ransomware.

Ransomware, Cring Ransomware, Attacker, Vulnerability

Apple Details Crackdown Efforts On Invasive Ad Tracking

Apple said its App Tracking Transparency rules will restrict advertisers’ abilities to track user behavior, while still giving them the option to analyze the impact of their ads.

Apple, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Privacy

Ongoing Attacks Target SAP Flaws, Unsecured Accounts

Attackers are targeting SAP enterprise applications that have not been updated to address previously-fixed flaws, researchers warn.

Vulnerability, Vulnerabilities, Patch, Sap