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

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.

Why confidential tips to the government may not be confidential after all

Why confidential tips to the government may not be confidential after all

Government agencies promise confidentiality to tipsters. But experts say that’s impossible without encryption.

Tech investments show an Iran eager to end isolation

Tech investments show an Iran eager to end isolation

The nation is buying IP addresses and bolstering high-speed cell service, widening Web access for its citizens.

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.