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Linux Mint Website Hacked, ISOs Replaced With Backdoored OS

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Linux Mint Website Hacked, ISOs Replaced With Backdoored OS

Unread postby capnkrunch » February 24th, 2016, 12:48 pm

Last night, Some unknown hacker or group of hackers had managed to hack into the Linux Mint website and replaced the download links on the site that pointed to one of their servers offering a malicious ISO images for the Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon Edition.

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Re: Linux Mint Website Hacked, ISOs Replaced With Backdoored

Unread postby Gary R » February 24th, 2016, 6:13 pm

It only applies to Mint Cinnamon 17.3 (Rosa) versions, and was only up for 1 day 20th Feb 2016, so if you downloaded a copy of the ISO on that day, then you need to run a hash check on it to find out whether you've got a bad copy or not.

https://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.com ... md5sum.txt

https://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.com ... 256sum.txt
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