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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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519 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Cyber Safety Review Board: Exploitation of ‘Endemic’ Log4j Flaw Will Evolve

The Cyber Safety Review Board’s report on the Log4j flaw pointed to an open-source software ecosystem riddled with security challenges.


U.S. Journalists Targeted in ‘Sustained Effort’ By APTs

The espionage attacks by APTs from China, North Korea and elsewhere started in 2021 and have continued in recent months.

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Ransomware Landscape Evolves in a Post-Conti World

The release of LockBit 3.0 is making waves in a ransomware ecosystem that has been reshaped due to Conti shutting down its operations.


Microsoft Fixes Windows Flaw Under Active Attack

Microsoft fixed the flaw as part of its regularly-scheduled update, which includes over 80 critical and important-severity bugs.


Siemens Security Advisory Discloses Critical, High-Severity Flaws

The industrial manufacturing company disclosed several high- and critical-severity vulnerabilities that could enable denial-of-service, code execution and more.