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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

375 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Russia Arrests Alleged REvil Ransomware Members at U.S. Urging

The Russian FSB has arrested 14 alleged members of the REvil ransomware group after U.S. officials urged the country to move against the group.

Ransomware, Governance

US Cyber Command Discloses MuddyWater Malware Samples

The U.S. government gave details on 17 MuddyWater samples and linked the threat group to the Iranian intelligence service.

Apt, Iran, Malware

Attackers Deploy Multiple RATs in Phishing Campaign

The Nanocore RAT, Netwire RAT and AsyncRAT are being spread through a phishing email that contains a downloader with multiple layers of obfuscation.

Remote Access Trojan, Phishing

APT35 Executes PowerShell-Based Malware in Log4j Flaw Attacks

The Iran-linked threat actor is exploiting the infamous Log4j bug in order to execute a new PowerShell data exfiltration toolkit.

Apt35, Log4j, Malware

Q&A: Crane Hassold

Crane Hassold, with Abnormal Security, recently joined Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch on the Decipher podcast to talk about why business email compromise attacks are still a top financially damaging threat today.

Business Email Compromise, Email, Q&a