Verification
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Don’t get duped. Just learn to verify.

Verification can be intimidating, but it is not difficult. Being good at verification is mostly about repetition, persistence, and using digital investigation tools with a little creativity. There are so many verification tricks and tools available now, in fact, that the hardest part might be remembering all of the resources at your disposal.

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