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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

38 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

New Bill Would Curb the Export of Americans’ Data

The newly-proposed U.S. draft bill would introduce a license requirement for foreign companies to trade U.S. citizens’ personal information.

Data Privacy, Government, Regulation

Russian APT Group Actively Exploiting Flaws, U.S. Agencies Warn

The U.S. federal agency advisory on the active exploits of five flaws comes in tandem with the U.S. government formally attributing the SolarWinds supply-chain attack to Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) actors.

Apt, Solarwinds, Government Agencies, Government

Lazarus Group Adds JavaScript Sniffer to Cryptocurrency-Stealing Arsenal

The Lazarus threat group utilized a modified JavaScript sniffer to steal cryptocurrency from unsuspecting e-commerce website consumers.

Threat Actors, Apt, Ecommerce Security, Cryptocurrency

IoT, Industrial Devices Impacted By Name:Wreck Vulnerabilities

Researchers found nine flaws that highlight the weaknesses of DNS protocol implementations in TCP/IP network communication stacks.

Iot Security, Dns Security, Dns

Threat Groups Prey on Mobile With Evolving Malware, Tactics

Up to 97 percent of organizations reported facing mobile threats that used multiple attack vectors during 2020, as cybercriminals continue to adopt new tactics to target mobile devices.

Mobile, Malware, Banking Malware, Android