Linux Mint

The hacking of Linux Mint - And out came the wolves

By now most people have gotten up to speed with latest news regarding the attack against the Linux Mint infrastructure and the ripples it created within the Mint community. If not, here is yet another quick and superficial recap:

  • The Linux Mint website was compromised.
  • The Mint forum database containing 145k accounts was sold online.
  • The Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition was reassembled and bundled with malware.