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BackDoor Detected in Linux Mint, Hackers Replace iSO Download Links

Yesterday, Linux Mint website targeted by Hackers And Users were forced to Download Linux Mint version with Backdoor installed in it.
On their statement here, Hackers successfully hacked their website and placed backdoor iSO Links for installing Backdoor. Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition might be affected and users are warn by them to uninstall it as soon as possible.

“I’m sorry I have to come with bad news. We were exposed to an intrusion today. It was brief and it shouldn’t impact many people, but if it impacts you, it’s very important you read the information below,” said Clement Lefebvre in the announcement.

How to find out your not backdoor?

The valid signatures are below:

6e7f7e03500747c6c3bfece2c9c8394f  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-32bit.iso
e71a2aad8b58605e906dbea444dc4983  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-64bit.iso
30fef1aa1134c5f3778c77c4417f7238  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-32bit.iso
3406350a87c201cdca0927b1bc7c2ccd  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-64bit.iso
df38af96e99726bb0a1ef3e5cd47563d  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-oem-64bit.iso

Noor Qureshi

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Network Security and Information Security.

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