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Oh No, Linux Mint Hacked, ISO's Compromised

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Tue, 23/02/2016 - 11:34am

The Linux Mint Website, forums, and images were hacked this weekend. Clement Lefebvre announced the breach to the public Sunday morning saying, "I’m sorry I have to come with bad news. We were exposed to an intrusion today." The hacker spoke with ZDNet today about his motivations and the extent of the damage, which includes uploading a version of Mint 17.3 Cinnamon with backdoors and selling forum user data on the black market.

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