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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

Hacker-For-Hire Operation Targets Politicians, Journalists Worldwide

A recently uncovered hacker-for-hire group offers services for hacking email inboxes and social media accounts of journalists, politicians and more.

Hacking, Privacy

Flaws on Nucleus TCP/IP Stack Impact Safety-Critical Devices

Siemens has issued patches after a set of 13 vulnerabilities was discovered in the Nucleus TCP/IP stack.

Vulnerability, Iot Security, Iot Vulnerabilities

Attackers Exploit ManageEngine Flaw to Steal Sensitive Data

A known, critical-severity flaw in ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus is under attack by bad actors who are leveraging it to execute a novel credential-theft tool on victims' networks.

Vulnerability, Cyberattack

U.S. Gov Offers $10M Bounty for DarkSide Ransomware Leaders

The U.S. government is upping its efforts to track down members of the DarkSide cybercrime group, which was behind the May ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline.

Cybercrime, Ransomware

Vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers Hit With Babuk Ransomware

An emerging threat called Tortilla has been exploiting vulnerabilities in Microsoft (MS) Exchange servers hit with Babuk ransomware.

Ransomware, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft