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

Maker of app marketed as a tool for catching ‘cheating’ spouses arrested

Maker of app marketed as a tool for catching ‘cheating’ spouses arrested

Critics have described the tools of StealthGenie as ways to help domestic abusers stalk victims.

The toughest case: What if Osama bin Laden had an iPhone?

The toughest case: What if Osama bin Laden had an iPhone?

What if police got that phone and couldn’t crack it?

FBI blasts Apple, Google for locking police out of phones

FBI blasts Apple, Google for locking police out of phones

The agency director’s criticisms echo the frustrations of law enforcement officials nationwide.

FBI gags state and local police on capabilities of cellphone spy gear

FBI gags state and local police on capabilities of cellphone spy gear

State and local police are required to keep quiet about the capabilities of a controversial type of surveillance gear that allows law enforcement to eavesdrop on cellphone calls and track individual people.