The individual building blocks of scams and fraud

Anatomy of a Scam

08-11-2022 • 21 mins

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. As a result, scams are rising in frequency and sophistication, fuelled by stolen personal data, and tailored to the intended victim. Understanding how your data can be used against you might help you spot a scam in the wild…

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

  • Detective Superintendent Matt Craft - NSW Police Cybercrime Squad Commander
  • Katherine Manstead - Director of Cyber Intelligence, CyberCX
  • Troy Hunt - Microsoft VP and founder of

Anatomy of a Scam is made in collaboration with CommBank. Stay CommBank safe with services that help protect you from scams and fraud 24/7. Remember 3 simple steps: Stop. Check. Reject.

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