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This is Not Your Life

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The This is Not Your Life podcast parodies the classic TV show "This Is Your Life" to provide useful information on how to avoid scams and protect your identity. Each episode of This Is Not Your Life "celebrates" the career of a master of identity theft, with accounts from scam victims (based on real reports to the ACCC's Scamwatch) and real advice from anti-scamming experts. A new episode of This Is Not Your Life will be released each weekday from Monday 17 August for Scams Awareness Week 2020. From the makers of ABC consumer affairs TV show The Checkout, the This is Not Your Life podcast is the most entertaining way to protect your identity. Be yourself. Don’t let a scammer be you.

The This is Not Your Life podcast parodies the classic TV show "This Is Your Life" to provide useful information on how to avoid scams and protect your identity. Each episode of This Is Not Your Life "celebrates" the career of a master of identity theft, with accounts from scam victims (based on real reports to the ACCC's Scamwatch) and real advice from anti-scamming experts. A new episode of This Is Not Your Life will be released each weekday from Monday 17 August for Scams Awareness Week 2020. From the makers of ABC consumer affairs TV show The Checkout, the This is Not Your Life podcast is the most entertaining way to protect your identity. Be yourself. Don’t let a scammer be you.

Location:

Canberra, ACT

Description:

The This is Not Your Life podcast parodies the classic TV show "This Is Your Life" to provide useful information on how to avoid scams and protect your identity. Each episode of This Is Not Your Life "celebrates" the career of a master of identity theft, with accounts from scam victims (based on real reports to the ACCC's Scamwatch) and real advice from anti-scamming experts. A new episode of This Is Not Your Life will be released each weekday from Monday 17 August for Scams Awareness Week 2020. From the makers of ABC consumer affairs TV show The Checkout, the This is Not Your Life podcast is the most entertaining way to protect your identity. Be yourself. Don’t let a scammer be you.

Language:

English


Episodes

This is Not Your Life - Remote Access Scams

8/20/2020
Lock up your laptops! The final - special COVID-19 lockdown - episode of This is Not Your Life for Scams Awareness Week 2020 features the scammer who cons you into letting her access your computer remotely. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:12:34

This is Not Your Life - Business Email Scams

8/19/2020
Meet a master of business identity theft who sends out bogus invoices from real businesses... hoping to trick you into paying into the scammer's account. Plus, learn how to avoid installing malware on your computer, at work or home. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:29

This is Not Your Life - Romance Scams

8/18/2020
Love is in the air. But not true love. This is Not Your Life "celebrates" the career of a master romance scammer and reveals the tricks romance scammers use to turn fake love into real money. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:12

This is Not Your Life - Online Shopping Scams

8/17/2020
This is Not Your Life lures a master of online shopping and classified scams into the studio to reveal the tricks of her (criminal) trade... information you can use to protect yourself when shopping online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:14

This is Not Your Life - Phishing Scams

8/16/2020
This is Not Your Life "celebrates" the career of a master of the "phishing" scams designed to trick you into disclosing the surprisingly small amount of personal information that scammers need to steal your whole identity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:43

This is Not Your Life - Trailer

8/9/2020
From 17 August 2020 for Scams Awareness Week, the This is Not Your Life podcast provides useful information on how to avoid scams and protect your identity in an entertaining parody of the classic TV show "This Is Your Life". Be yourself. Don't let a scammer be you. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:00:31