Craig Timberg

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Security experts are attempting to find ways to uncover equipment capable of spoofing cellphone towers.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Proposed Justice Department fines could have bankrupted the company within a few months.

  • Sep 15, 2014

Unsealed documents detail firm’s unsuccessful bid to keep personal information away from feds.

  • Sep 11, 2014

With so many recent mass hacks of popular retailers, could Apple Pay make your information safer?

  • Sep 10, 2014

Apple unveils phones and watches, but makes its biggest splash diving into personal finance

  • Sep 9, 2014

The tethered, blimp-like aircraft can detect missiles but are no longer planned to feature spy cameras

  • Sep 5, 2014

Military surveillance aircraft slated to be set aloft over suburban Baltimore this year were built to have the ability to distinguish between humans and wheeled vehicles from a distance of at least five kilometers, according to documents the Army has newly released to a privacy group.

  • Sep 3, 2014

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

  • Sep 2, 2014

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

  • Aug 28, 2014

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

  • Aug 25, 2014
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Craig Timberg is a national technology reporter for The Washington Post, specializing in privacy, security and surveillance. He grew up in suburban Maryland and graduated from Connecticut College. Since joining The Post in 1998, he has been a reporter, editor and foreign correspondent and has co-authored a book, “Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It.” He contributed to the Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the NSA.
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