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

Who’s to blame when fraudsters use TurboTax to steal refunds?

Who’s to blame when fraudsters use TurboTax to steal refunds?

Former employees allege the company should have done more to protect consumers from tax fraud.

“FREAK” flaw undermines security for Apple and Google users, researchers discover

“FREAK” flaw undermines security for Apple and Google users, researchers discover

Companies and U.S. agencies scramble to fix a newly discovered security hole. Hundreds of thousands of sites such as Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov are vulnerable.

German researchers discover a flaw that could let anyone listen to your cell calls and read your texts

German researchers discover a flaw that could let anyone listen to your cell calls and read your texts

The spying can happen even on cellular networks using the most advanced encryption now available.

Why Edward Snowden thinks Amazon is “morally irresponsible.“

Why Edward Snowden thinks Amazon is “morally irresponsible.“

Lack of encryption on the retailer’s site allows governments to snoop on the reading habits of their citizens.