February 24, 2016

Linux Mint Forum Database Compromised for at Least a Month Before Announcement

linux-mint-forum copyThe Linux Mint forum database was sold on January 16, a full month before users were made aware of a breach. When the Linux Mint team announced that someone managed to hack their website and redirected the people who were downloading the Linux Mint ISO to a modified version of the OS, they were fully aware that their reputation would suffer.

Even if the breach had nothing to do with the operating system itself, it's still something that remains in the collective mind of the public...

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