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Cyber criminals hijack websites, target Christmas shoppers

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Cyber criminals are targeting Christmas shoppers in Britain by hijacking online retailers, including U.S.-based Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc., Mirror.co.uk reports. The hackers use sophisticated techniques, as well as scam emails, false advertisements or Internet searches promising heavy discounts to trick people into entering their card details. Once the information has been entered, they use victims’ bank accounts for online purchases.

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