Craig Timberg
Reporter

Craig Timberg is the Post’s National Technology Reporter. He grew up in suburban Maryland and went to Connecticut College, studying philosophy and history while writing for various college publications. After graduating in 1992, he worked for The Valley News and Concord Monitor, both in New Hampshire, before joining The Baltimore Sun in 1996 and the Post in 1998. He spent three years in Richmond covering Virginia politics and two years in D.C., covering the mayor and city council, before joining the Foreign Staff in 2004. After a stint as Johannesburg Bureau Chief, he became education editor in 2009 and deputy national security editor in 2011. His book on the AIDS epidemic, Tinderbox,came out in March 2012. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife and three children.

Latest by Craig Timberg

The nature of the Internet, seen through a bug

The nature of the Internet, seen through a bug

The “Heartbleed” Web security flaw revealed this week was a product of the online world’s makeshift design.

All the news that’s fit to encrypt

All the news that’s fit to encrypt

News organizations are struggling to make their online products safe from the world’s prying eyes.

Tech executives discuss online privacy with Obama

Tech executives discuss online privacy with Obama

Six executives met with the president and his aides to talk about how spying affects their businesses.

Outdated government computers vulnerable to hackers

Outdated government computers vulnerable to hackers

Microsoft is withdrawing support for Windows XP and many agencies haven’t switched to new systems.