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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

225 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Microsoft Details Previously Fixed MacOS Flaw

Apple fixed the macOS vulnerability in a December security update.

Apple, Microsoft, Macos, Macos Security

Decipher Podcast: Crane Hassold

In a podcast discussion with Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch, Crane Hassold with Abnormal Security discusses how business email compromise attackers are getting savvier and best practices to defend against BEC attacks.

Podcast, Business Email Compromise

CISA: Federal Agencies Taking Steps to Address Log4j Flaw

CISA said that thousands of internet-connected assets have been mitigated by federal agencies under its Emergency Directive that addressed the Log4j flaw.

Cisa, Government Agencies, Log4j

Meta Lawsuit Cracks Down on Facebook Phishing Scams

A new lawsuit from Meta seeks to uncover the operators behind 39,000 phishing sites that have attempted to steal Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp users' credentials.

Facebook, Phishing

AvosLocker Ransomware Attacks Spike

The emergence of AvosLocker is part of an overarching shift in the RaaS ecosystem over the latter half of 2021.

Ransomware