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

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.

Sony hacking escalates into humiliating public crisis

Sony hacking escalates into humiliating public crisis

In one reported e-mail exchange, a Sony executive and a producer wondered if Obama might like “Django.”

Investigators: N. Korea may have hacked Sony over film

Investigators: N. Korea may have hacked Sony over film

They say the attack may be retaliation for an upcoming comedy about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un.

Is Uber’s rider database a sitting duck for hackers?

Is Uber’s rider database a sitting duck for hackers?

Security experts say no taxi company, no car service, no private entity of any kind has ever presented the kind of cyber-espionage target that Uber now does.