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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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225 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Exploitation Attempts Ramp Up Against Critical Log4j Flaw

While a patch is available from the Apache Software Foundation, researchers say that numerous companies may need to wait until vendors push security updates out to their own products.

Apache, Java Exploit, Exploit Defense

Phishing Attacks Abuse Microsoft OAuth Implementations

Starting in February 2020, attackers have leveraged weaknesses that occur “by design” in OAuth 2.0 implementations from Microsoft and GitHub.

Oauth, Oauth Phishing, Microsoft

Mirai-Based Botnet Infects Vulnerable Surveillance Cameras

The Moobot botnet has been infecting popular surveillance cameras and using them in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Botnet, Mirai

Microsoft Seizes Sites From Chinese APT Group

Microsoft has disrupted "a key piece of infrastructure" used by the China-based threat group known as Nickel or APT15.

Microsoft, Cybercrime

Cloud Service Provider Compromises Use CeeLoader Malware

Researchers have linked a malware loader, called CeeLoader, to the threat group behind the SolarWinds supply-chain attack.

Solarwinds, Malware