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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

428 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Log4Shell Attacks by Chinese APT Reveal Windows Rootkit

After investigating the Deep Panda APT's recent exploitation attempts of the Log4j flaw, researchers uncovered a new kernel rootkit.

Apt, Rootkit, Log4j

Law Enforcement Agencies Arrested 65 in BEC Crackdown

A widespread, international crackdown on business email compromise resulted in the arrest of 65 suspects.

Business Email Compromise, Fbi

Decipher Podcast: Caitlin Condon

Caitlin Condon, vulnerability research manager at Rapid7, talks about the rise of “widespread threats,” how the time to exploitation by attackers has shifted and what that means for security teams.

Podcast, Zero Day

FBI: Election Officials in Nine States Received Phishing Emails

U.S. election officials and other state and local government officials received invoice-themed phishing emails aiming to steal their credentials, warned the FBI.

Election Security, Elections, Phishing

IcedID Thread-Hijacking Attack Uses Compromised Exchange Servers

Attackers are using compromised Microsoft Exchange servers to launch thread-hijacking attacks that infect victims with the IcedID malware.

Malware, Phishing