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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

98 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Malicious Chrome Extension, Backdoor Uncovered in Malware Campaign

A threat actor has been deploying web browser credential stealers, an undocumented backdoor and new Google Chrome malicious extension in an ongoing campaign.

Malware, Chrome Extensions, Google Chrome, Backdoors

APTs Leverage New RTF Phishing Tactic

Three APTs have been observed using RTF template injection, and researchers warn more threat groups may adopt the new tactic.

Phishing, Malware, Email

SIM Hijacking Attack Lands Hacking Group Member in Jail

The sentencing comes as the FCC grapples with how it can better safeguard consumers against SIM hijacking attempts.

Hacking, Government, Mobile Security

Ransomware Group Continually Rebrands to Slip Under Radar

Researchers warn that a ransomware group's constant rebranding and its small size has allowed for it to fly under the radar.

Ransomware, Malware, Critical Infrastructure

Q&A: Casey Ellis

Casey Ellis, founder, chairman and CTO of Bugcrowd, discusses the future of vulnerability disclosure programs.

Q&a, Vulnerability Disclosure