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Linux Mint Website Hacked: Motive Unknown

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This article was posted on Sunday, 21:36, UTC.

Hackers breached the Linux Mint website, Linux noted in a blog posting today. The Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon is the only compromised edition to the best of the company’s knowledge. Users who downloaded another edition or release are not affected. Users who downloaded via a direct HTTP link or via torrents are not affected either. Since the breach occurred today, it should not affect users who downloaded the edition on Feb. 20. Linux Gives Corrective Action Users who still have the ISO file are instructed to check the MD5 signature posted on the blog with the “md5sum yourfile.iso” command where…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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