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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

668 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Microsoft Discloses Previously Fixed Azure Synapse Bug

Microsoft quietly fixed the elevation of privilege flaw in June.

Microsoft, Azure

Google Launches Bug Bounty Program For Open Source Projects

Google will reward the discoveries of flaws found in its open source software projects, such as Golang, Angular and Fuchsia.

Google, Bug Bounty

China-Based Group Uses ScanBox Framework in Espionage Attacks

The group activity has overlaps with APT40, which has continued its “operational tempo” despite a previous indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2021.

Phishing

FTC Sues Data Broker For Selling Sensitive Location Data

The lawsuit against data broker Kochava is another step by the FTC to crack down on invasive data collection and sharing practices.

Data Privacy, FTC

Russian APT Targets Microsoft 365 Features to Muddle Detection

APT29, the threat actor linked to the SolarWinds hack, is abusing various Azure features in recent attacks against organizations that influence the foreign policy of NATO countries.

Solarwinds, Microsoft