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Hackers obtain sensitive data on UK aid projects overseas

Foreign Office tells those involved in pitching tenders their personal data has been compromised

Hackers have obtained sensitive documents relating to British aid projects, including details related to projects funded by a secretive national security fund.

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and experts from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), an arm of GCHQ, are investigating how a “third party” came to obtain the data, the Guardian has learned.

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