In addition, extreme caution should be taken when digesting information from websites that offer little to no information about the identity of authors, such as forums. John Callahan, principal application security consultant at nVisium, noted: “It should also go without saying that random forums and WordPress blogs, like reddit and 4chan, cannot be trusted in and of themselves. While they can be a great place to find aggregated data and interesting opinions, treat all information available on those kind of sites with a massive grain of salt until they can be confirmed via more reliable sources.”

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