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Episode 11

Episode 11 of 20

Consumer series. The team reveal how to become more online-savvy and avoid being stung by internet fraudsters or companies that are not what they seem.

The team investigate more situations where viewers say they've had a raw deal.

Angela Rippon, Gloria Hunniford and Julia Somerville reveal how to become more online-savvy and avoid being stung by internet fraudsters or companies that aren't what they seem. An experiment reveals just how easy it is to piece together your personal details from even the most basic clues online - and just how far those details may then travel!

Plus the team unpick why it is that online ads can so accurately reflect your genuine interest, meet a woman who's lost out to a scamster taking advantage of her 'friends' on social media, and uncover how to spot which websites claiming to be based in the UK are in fact nothing of the kind.

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 13 Oct 2015 09:15

Staying Safe Online

Technology Expert David McCellan has put together two factsheets to help you stay one step ahead of the hacker and cyber criminals;

 

WiFi hot spots how to avoid the hackers

 

How to manage and remember your online passwords

 

You can find invaluable tips and advice on how to avoid falling victim to a range of common online scams on our dedicated Online Advice page.

Don't forget to download Rip Off Britain's Guide to Getting a Good Deal

You can download Rip Off Britain's Guide to Getting a Good Deal here.

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Gloria Hunniford
Presenter Angela Rippon
Presenter Julia Somerville
Series Producer Chris Walker
Executive Producer Rob Unsworth
Executive Producer Carla-Maria Lawson

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