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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

290 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Microsoft Confirms Hack by Lapsus$ Group

Microsoft has confirmed that the Lapsus$ group gained "limited" access after the group leaked Bing, Bing Maps and Cortana source code.

Source Code, Microsoft

FBI: AvosLocker Ransomware Hitting U.S. Critical Infrastructure

The AvosLocker ransomware-as-a-service is spread via ProxyShell exploits and spam email messages, and in some cases attackers threaten DDoS attacks during negotiations.

Ransomware, Fbi

CafePress Faces Fine Over Data Breach Cover Up

The American online retailer will be required to pay half a million dollars and improve its security practices by implementing MFA and encrypting sensitive data.

Data Breaches, Ftc

Mobile Zero-Day, Phishing Attacks on the Rise

A recent report found that phishing attacks and zero-day exploits that target mobile devices have crept up over the past year.

Mobile, Phishing

Qakbot Email Thread Hijacking Attacks Drop Multiple Payloads

Researchers have observed attackers leveraging email thread hijacking tactics to spread the Qakbot malware, which in turn deploys multiple payloads.

Malware, Email