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

Cellphone ruling hints at broader curbs on surveillance

Cellphone ruling hints at broader curbs on surveillance

‘Big, forceful, bold decision’ should leave the FBI worried, one lawyer says.

Iraq tries to censor social media, but its success is limited

Iraq tries to censor social media, but its success is limited

As control slips away from the Iraqi government, so does control of cyberspace.

Apple praised for plan to thwart tracking of customers

Apple praised for plan to thwart tracking of customers

In a software update, the tech giant plans to block widespread system that follows shoppers and their habits.

Vodafone exposes government wiretapping

Vodafone exposes government wiretapping

World’s second-largest cellular carrier says many countries have unfettered access to private communications.