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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

227 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher Podcast: Justine Bone

The medical industry is still facing an array of security challenges, but hospitals and healthcare providers are becoming more aware of the risks inherent in their environments.

Podcast, Medical Devices

Pegasus Spyware Operations Targeted UK Gov Officials, Catalans in Spain

Citizen Lab researchers disclosed two separate operations where the Pegasus spyware was deployed, including one against official UK government networks and another against 65 Catalan individuals in Spain.

Pegasus, Spyware

U.S. Gov Offers $5M Reward For North Korean Cybercrime Intel

The U.S. government is ramping up its pressure on North Korea-linked malicious cyber activity after a $600 million crypto-heist that was linked recently to the Lazarus Group.

Lazarus, Cryptocurrency

The Origin of Threat Groups: Scaling Out Operations

Threat groups are getting better at scaling out operations through affiliate relationships and partnerships.

Cybercrime

Regional U.S. Government Agency Hit With LockBit Ransomware

Researchers observed a "very messy attack" on a regional U.S. government agency where attackers lurked in the network for at least five months before ransomware was deployed.

Ransomware, Government Agencies