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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

227 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

New Bumblebee Malware Loader in Active Development

Researchers speculate that the emerging loader is a replacement for the BazaLoader malware.

Malware

Behind the Rapidly Shifting Ransomware Ecosystem

Many of the top ransomware groups in 2021 have disappeared, while several new groups have emerged with high levels of activity.

Ransomware

APT Groups Exploit Known VMware RCE Flaw

Sophisticated threat groups started closing in on the VMware remote code execution flaw a week after a patch was deployed.

Vmware, Flaw

Emotet ‘Test’ Campaign Leverages OneDrive, XLL Files

A recent Emotet campaign with significant TTP changes reveal that attackers may be moving away from macros-based attacks given Microsoft’s recent plans to block VBA macros by default.

Emotet, Malware

Novel BlackCat Ransomware Tactic Speeds Up Encryption Process

A March 17 BlackCat ransomware incident revealed how the attackers are working to speed up the process of encryption using a new communication protocol.

Ransomware