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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

BlackTech Espionage Gang Adds to Malware Toolset

Researchers at VB2021 localhost gave an inside look into new malware families that the BlackTech espionage group is now using.

Malware, Apt, Net Exploitation

Behind the Rising Tide of Cybersecurity Legislation

At the 2021 Aspen Cyber Summit this week, lawmakers discussed why cybersecurity legislation is picking up - and challenges in the legislative process.

Government, Cybersecurity, Legislation

Espionage Attacks Against Telecom, Aerospace Firms Reveal Stealthy RAT

A RAT that has stayed under the radar for at least three years was recently uncovered in highly targeted espionage attacks against companies in the telecommunications and aerospace industries.

Malware, Cyber Crime, Dropbox, Remote Access Trojan

Adversary Security Blunders Reveal LittleLooter Android Malware

During an investigation into suspected Iranian threat group ITG18, researchers found various security errors made by the attackers that gave them an inside look into their TTPs.

Charming Kitten, Android, Malware, Android Malware

Decipher Podcast: Derek Manky

Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch talks to Derek Manky of Fortinet about the breakdown of barriers between private firms and public sector agencies, law enforcement and the security industry.

Podcast