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

Post names Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as new publisher

Post names Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as new publisher

Former Reagan administration official was part of the founding leadership team of Politico.

Hacked? Customers are often last to know

Hacked? Customers are often last to know

Days, weeks or longer can pass between when a company learns of a cyber-crime and when its customers do.

So my cell phone can be tracked anywhere. What can I do to make it stop?

So my cell phone can be tracked anywhere. What can I do to make it stop?

Only wireless carriers can turn off the tap of surveillance data available about their customers.

For sale: Ability to secretly track cellphone users’ moves

For sale: Ability to secretly track cellphone users’ moves

FCC says it will look into possible misuse of technology that collects location data from carrier databases.