Anatomy Of A Scam Podcast

Anatomy Of A Scam Podcast catch up

Season 2022

Season 2022, Episode 8 - Fighting Back: Weapons in the War Against Scams

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When facing the vast arsenal of scams aimed against us, what do we do?nIt’s a question asked not only by us as individuals, but by our most trusted institutions too.

Season 2022, Episode 7 - ‘Not so Happily Ever After’ - Romance and the Psychology of a Scam

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Sharon Armstrong was sure she was headed for her ‘happily ever after.’nInstead, she spent two years in prison - due to some psychological tactics we could all fall for.

Season 2022, Episode 6 - Remote Access Scams: The 'helpful' hijackers hiding in plain sight...

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When Vicki receives a call claiming to be from one of the world’s biggest companies, ‘help’ becomes hijacking.nBut it doesn't have to play out like this - enter: scambaiting.

Season 2022, Episode 5 - Ransomware: To Pay Or Not To Pay?

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If you are hit with a ransom attack, should you pay the ransom? The short answer is “No”, but the longer answer is “it’s a little more complicated than that.

Season 2022, Episode 4 - How your 'trusty' phone can deceive you...

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When journalist Jessica Ridley received a call from a man claiming to work for her bank’s fraud detection team, she was convinced help was at hand. The phone calls and SMS messages came from legitimate numbers, verified as belonging to her bank.

Season 2022, Episode 3 - Investment Scams: The 'Big Fish' hooked for $1.8 million

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In the wake of the GFC, architect Tony Camilleri hoped to rebuild his battered retirement portfolio and was open to investment opportunities. And then his phone rang. A cold call. A confident pitch from a charming stock broker. The kind of call that embodies the adage ‘if it’s too good to be true, well…’

Season 2022, Episode 2 - Gone Phishing: The biggest scam impacting Australian businesses

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Most of the time we back ourselves to spot a real email from a fake one. But sometimes the signs of a scam are so well hidden, you don’t even think to check.

Season 2022, Episode 1 - The individual building blocks of scams and fraud

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In Australia, a cyber breach is reported roughly every eight minutes. Often these attacks involve the theft of data prized by scammers: our private, personal information.