Linux Mint website hacked, malicious ISO offered on Saturday

Paul Hill reports:

In a surprising announcement, Clement Lefebvre — head of the Linux Mint project — said that the Linux Mint website had been compromised and that the hackers were able to edit the site to point to a malicious ISO of Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition on Saturday 20th, February.

If you downloaded the Cinnamon edition prior to Saturday or downloaded a different version/flavour (including Mint 17.3 Cinnamon via torrent or direct HTTP link) you aren’t affected.

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