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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

683 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

UNC4857 Exploits MOVEit Transfer Flaw in Data Extortion Attacks

Threat actors continue to target the critical-severity file transfer bug to launch data exfiltration attacks, and researchers say organizations should potentially expect ransom emails in the coming weeks.

Zero Day, Exploit

Threat Actors Exploit Critical Zyxel Flaw in Botnet Attacks

Researchers warn that they are seeing widespread exploitation of the critical-severity Zyxel flaw.

Zyxel, Exploit, Mirai

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 6/2

Welcome back to Source Code, Decipher's weekly news wrap podcast with input from our sources.

Source Code, Podcast

BlackCat Ransomware Improves Capabilities With Sphynx Variant

A BlackCat ransomware version announced in February includes new abilities allowing attackers to evade detection and analysis.

Ransomware

Q&A: Megan Stifel

From safe haven countries to crackdowns on cryptocurrency exchanges used for ransomware payments, Megan Stifel talks about how the security ecosystem is putting pressure on ransomware threat groups.

Q&a, Ransomware