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Online shopping sales have increased significantly throughout the pandemic and more people who have turned to online shopping will continue to shop this way in the future. With Black Friday sales and people buying Christmas presents, this has been a very busy time for online sales, but it is also a time where cybercriminals are more likely to take advantage of increased opportunities. Research revealed that online shopping and auction fraud was up by 37% in the first half of 2020, compared to the same period the previous year and the second half of 2020 is likely to show even higher numbers, as fraudsters target Christmas shoppers.