Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of A Practical Guide to Networking and Security in iOS 8, and a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns. He is also a regular contributor to the Economist, Fast Company, and Boing Boing.

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Wi-Fi sensibility: Not really risky, but not really needed

Windows 10 lets you share Wi-Fi network access with contacts in a seemingly secure manner, but it opens all Wi-Fi networks to the potential of unwanted use.

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Podcast 467: Apple earnings, Apple Pay, and shadenfreude

Cupertino's biggest fruit company had a good quarter, Best Buy is becoming the new Apple Store, and Tim Cook throws some shade.

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Podcast 466: Baby you can park my iPod

Susie's cold is finally gone, Apple put out a sweet new iPod touch, and Glenn used apps to turn his rental car into KITT from Knight Rider. Good times.

Why a strong password doesn't help as much as a unique one

While it's important to have a well-chosen password to avoid it being cracked, unique passwords for every site and service are critical.

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Use parking apps to find lots, garages, valet, and meters

A host of apps related to parking make the typically awful business of getting rid of your car temporarily into an option that's easier and frequently cheaper or at least with predictable price.

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Troubleshooting Photos: Syncing, deleting, organizing albums, and more

We're back with more answers to a seemingly endless number of Photos questions, including deleting, syncing, and organizing albums.

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Podcast 465: O El Capitan, my Capitan

Jason Snell joins Glenn and Susie to discuss the things we love in the OS X and iOS betas.

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Private I: El Capitan's System Integrity Protection will shift utilities' functions

A new protection mechanism in OS X increases security, but prevents some low-level activities that utilities rely on. They'll have to find new paths.

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You don't have to be a villain to say Flash must die

Flash's time has been over for years, but inertia has kept flawed technology alive and exploitable. It's time to kill it off.

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Pages of questions and answers about Apple's word processor

How to sort tables directly in Pages, open ancient documents, cope with insufficient EPUB support, and solve an issue with disappearing text replacements in this week's column.

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Apple drops Recovery Key in new two-factor authentication for El Capitan and iOS 9

Apple said at WWDC it would build a more integrated and comprehensive two-factor security system into its next OS releases, and today explains what that means.

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Private I: Firefox and others deal with unwanted trackers, whether ads or malicious

A deep setting in Firefox lets you reduce tracking even further than Do Not Track. It seems to be a dead end, but the path is being well trod.

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Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility

The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may (or may not) be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It's been a strange week.

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How to find cellular access when traveling (without international roaming)

A short trip from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., shows how thin our conduit is to connectivity—and how expensive an international pipe remains.

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Hacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone

A massive breach in the private data of a firm that sells software to governments to spy on communications shows that jailbroken iPhones are vulnerable.