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Linux Mint hacked: Malware-infected ISOs linked from official site

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This is why...

This is why all my servers are updated from source. I keep a source tree up to date, compile that and from there on install the whole thing. Obviously this is no 100% guarantee failsafe, but infecting a source tree and making sure your hack fits in is still a heck harder than replacing one single file.

Do note that I'm using FreeBSD (hence the demon icon) but don't pick up my post as "FreeBSD is better than Linux" because such comments are bogus. Even FreeBSD provides ISO's for installation purposes so basically the same risk factor applies.

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