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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

255 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

China’s Big Data Boom Spurs a Flourishing Underground Economy

As part of a prosperous Chinese-language underground economy, cybercriminals are illegally monetizing big data by selling it to scammers, threat groups or even marketers.

Cybercrime, Big Data, China

Decipher Podcast: Steve Ragan

Steve Ragan, security researcher with Akamai, joins Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch to discuss the evolution of phishing kits over the past year, and how attacks on the identity and trust model will change as employees start to go back into the office.

Podcast

New Bill Would Curb the Export of Americans’ Data

The newly-proposed U.S. draft bill would introduce a license requirement for foreign companies to trade U.S. citizens’ personal information.

Data Privacy, Government, Regulation

Russian APT Group Actively Exploiting Flaws, U.S. Agencies Warn

The U.S. federal agency advisory on the active exploits of five flaws comes in tandem with the U.S. government formally attributing the SolarWinds supply-chain attack to Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) actors.

Apt, Solarwinds, Government Agencies, Government

Lazarus Group Adds JavaScript Sniffer to Cryptocurrency-Stealing Arsenal

The Lazarus threat group utilized a modified JavaScript sniffer to steal cryptocurrency from unsuspecting e-commerce website consumers.

Threat Actors, Apt, Ecommerce Security, Cryptocurrency