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

T-Mobile quietly hardens part of its U.S. cellular network against snooping

T-Mobile quietly hardens part of its U.S. cellular network against snooping

An upgrade of its system is slowing rolling out.

Apple’s iCloud service suffers cyber-attack in China, putting passwords in peril

Apple’s iCloud service suffers cyber-attack in China, putting passwords in peril

Hackers try to collect user names, passwords and other private information as the company releases its newest round of iPhones in the world’s most populous country.

Apple computers now collect your location info

Apple computers now collect your location info

Apple has begun collecting location and other data about its users with the launch of new Mac computers and the Yosemite operating system.

How popular office software could threaten your online data’s security

How popular office software could threaten your online data’s security

Hacking is less of a risk than using programs such as Oracle, where information can be exposed.