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.

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These hackers warned the Internet would become a security disaster. Nobody listened.

These hackers warned the Internet would become a security disaster. Nobody listened.

As the Web arrived in the 1990s, tech giants churned out flawed products, unleashing bugs that persist today.

Quick fix for an early Internet problem lives on a quarter-century later

Quick fix for an early Internet problem lives on a quarter-century later

A key protocol created as a short-term solution in 1989 is designed to automatically trust users, a flaw that leaves the network ripe for attack.

Net of Insecurity: The making of a vulnerable Internet

Net of Insecurity: The making of a vulnerable Internet

Scientists worried about intruders and military threats, but they didn’t anticipate that the network’s users would attack one another.

Surveillance planes spotted in the sky for days after West Baltimore rioting

Surveillance planes spotted in the sky for days after West Baltimore rioting

The ACLU will press for answers about the secret flights, which used infrared technology to monitor movements.