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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

326 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

CISA Issues Emergency Directive For Log4j Flaw

Federal agencies have until Dec. 23 to track down systems vulnerable to Log4j and apply patches or mitigations.

Log4j, Cisa, Patch

Lawmakers Put Pressure on Spyware Vendors

A group of 18 lawmakers are calling on the Biden administration to sanction surveillance technology firms for enabling "human rights abuses."

Spyware, Government Agencies

Microsoft Fixes Spoofing Flaw Used in Emotet Attacks

Attackers were attempting to exploit the flaw to distribute the Emotet, Trickbot and Bazaloader malware.

Microsoft, Patch Tuesday

Google Fixes High-Severity Chrome Zero Day

The use-after-free flaw (CVE-2021-4102) has been fixed in Chrome version 96.0.4664.110 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Learn more about it.

Google Chrome, Google, Chrome Security, Zero Day

Critical Log4j Flaw Fallout Continues

The widespread usage of Log4j is adding complexity to organizations attempting to apply patches.

Vulnerability, Java, Java Vulnerabilities, Java Exploit