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

Report: U.S., Israeli companies supply spy gear to repressive regimes

Report: U.S., Israeli companies supply spy gear to repressive regimes

The surveillance technology is sold to Central Asian nations that smother basic rights, a watchdog group says.

The newest frontier in cellphone tracking: Monitoring your altitude

The newest frontier in cellphone tracking: Monitoring your altitude

New devices can pinpoint what floor you’re on, aiding rescue crews but setting off privacy groups’ alarms.

Uber executive stirs up privacy controversy

Uber executive stirs up privacy controversy

Vice president’s suggestion that the company should dig into the private lives of journalists sparks a backlash.

In largest such action, authorities strike against Internet’s black markets

In largest such action, authorities strike against Internet’s black markets

‘Operation Onymous’ targeted illicit trade but has raised alarm among advocates of online anonymity.