A spokesman for the charity told ZDNet UK sister site silicon.com: "We are not able to divulge how they got in the Web site for security reasons."
Neville Kyrke-Smith, UK national director of Aid to the Church in Need, has already contacted over 2,800 charity donors identified as being at risk and said the Web site will remain offline until the matter is resolved.
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