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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

38 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Dell Patches High-Severity Firmware Update Driver Flaws

The high-severity Dell flaws could allow local attackers to gain kernel-mode privileges.

Dell, Vulnerability, Privilege Escalation, Firmware Security

Rust-Based Buer Malware Variant Emerges

Cybercriminals have rewritten the Buer malware loader in the Rust programming language, in an attempt to avoid detection.

Malware, Rust Programming Language, Spear Phishing

Threat Group Exploits SonicWall Flaw to Deploy FiveHands Ransomware

Researchers shed light on the FiveHands ransomware, which was deployed after a threat group exploited a now-patched SonicWall flaw in January.

Ransomware, Malware, Vulnerability

Ransomware Task Force Proposes Technical, Regulatory Measures to Disrupt Ecosystem

A ransomware task force has proposed a variety of technical, policy, and regulatory means for disrupting ransomware, including tracking Bitcoin transactions more closely and mandating ransom payment disclosures.

Ransomware, Government

Water Pamola Attackers Target Online Shops With Malicious Orders

A threat campaign is relying on cross-site scripting attacks to deliver malware to and steal credentials from online shops.

Malware, Credentials, Ecommerce Security