This article was published on the 2nd of June 2019.
Reading blogs, reports from the news, Twitter, Reddit, and other sources is rather helpful, but still requires the reader to figure out what the common techniques are. In this chapter, common techniques for multiple platforms will be explained, as the approach for some platforms differs from another. Using the mindset of the previous chapters and the knowledge in this chapter, it should be easier to start the analysis of a random sample. In this chapter, the focus will be put on what you should look for during the analysis of an unknown sample.
Tips and tricks on where to find other samples can be found in the obtaining samples chapter.