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

Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for police

Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for police

New operating system makes it impossible for company to comply with requests for data on devices.

Tech firm tries to pull back curtain on surveillance efforts

Tech firm tries to pull back curtain on surveillance efforts

Security experts are attempting to find ways to uncover equipment capable of spoofing cellphone towers.

You think you’ve got bills? Government could have fined Yahoo trillions of dollars

You think you’ve got bills? Government could have fined Yahoo trillions of dollars

Proposed Justice Department fines could have bankrupted the company within a few months.

U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data

U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data

Unsealed documents detail firm’s unsuccessful bid to keep personal information away from feds.