Edward Graham

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Edward is a Reporter at Morning Consult covering tech policy.


Tech Brief: Experts Report Uptick in Pro-Gun Tweets by Russia-Linked Bots After Parkland Shooting

By Edward Graham Top Stories Groups dedicated to tracking the activities of Russian-linked Twitter Inc. accounts and bots, including the Alliance for Securing Democracy, reported that Russia-connected accounts spread pro-gun messages on the social media platform in the wake of Wednesday’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Hamilton 68, the Alliance […]

Tech Brief: British Intelligence Officials Say Russia Was ‘Almost Certainly Responsible’ for ‘Petya’ Cyberattack

By Edward Graham Top Stories British officials say that Russia was behind June’s global “Petya” cyberattack that struck computer networks at multinational firms, including FedEx Corp. and pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co., an accusation that Ukrainian officials also made after the country bore the brunt of the attack. The allegations from the United Kingdom mark the […]

Tech Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Edward Graham Week in Review Russian hacking concerns continue Russian hackers reportedly tricked key government contract workers into exposing their emails about sensitive U.S. defense technology to theft, according to an investigation. The hacking group, known as Fancy Bear, which was also responsible for high-profile hacks during the 2016 presidential election cycle, is said […]

Tech Brief: DHS Warns That Hackers Are Likely to Target Winter Olympics

By Edward Graham Top Stories The Department of Homeland Security is warning Americans attending the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, that cyber criminals are likely to be targeting the games. Olympic officials are also taking the cyber concerns seriously, with security experts from around the world monitoring threats from North Korean hackers who […]

Tech Brief: Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit

By Edward Graham Top Stories Twitter Inc.’s fourth quarter was its first profitable one, with a net income of $91 million on $732 million in revenue, despite not adding any new users since the previous quarter. The social media platform reported 330 million monthly users, representing an increase of 4 percent from a year ago but […]