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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

325 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

FragAttacks Bugs Plague Wi-Fi Devices

A set of implementation and design flaws have been uncovered in the 802.11 standard that underpins Wi-Fi.

Wifi, Mobile, Vulnerability

Decipher Podcast: Ken Munro

Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch talks to Ken Munro with Pen Test Partners about the biggest challenges around securing Internet of Things devices, and how regulatory efforts and consumer awareness are beginning to have a positive impact on the IoT security landscape.

Podcast, Iot Security

Microsoft Fixes Publicly Known Flaws in Security Update

Overall, Microsoft patched 55 flaws, including four critical-severity remote code execution bugs.

Microsoft, Patch Tuesday

Lemon Duck Botnet Shifts Tactics in Microsoft Exchange Server Attacks

The Lemon Duck cryptocurrency-mining botnet was seen behind a spike of April attacks exploiting the Microsoft Exchange server ProxyLogon flaw.

Botnet, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Exchange, Cryptomining, Cryptocurrency Malware

The Tightrope Walk of Vulnerability Disclosure Windows and Patch Adoption

Google Project Zero's recent tweaking of its vulnerability disclosure window reflects how researchers are taking into account patch adoption when mulling disclosure policies.

Vulnerability, Vulnerability Disclosure, Vulnerability Management, Google Project Zero