How your 'trusty' phone can deceive you...

Anatomy of a Scam

29-11-2022 • 24 mins

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.

But “smart” phones are easily fooled, our trust freely exploited, looks can be deceiving, and in the digital age, the art of deception is alive and well…

Anatomy of a Scam is hosted by Deborah Knight and features:

  • Jessica Ridley
  • David Lacey - Managing Director, IDCARE
  • Jeremey Fenton - Executive Manager - Consumer, Consent and Numbers Branch, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
  • Assistant Commissioner Chris Goldsmid - AFP Cyber Operations Commander

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