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

Hans Neeson-Bumpsadese Silver badge
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Re: Can happen to anyone...

Whilst any OS can be compromised, what's significant in this case is that because of the open source nature of the OS, a perp can build a fully-functioning poisoned copy of the OS from publicly available source. That sort of thing is a bit harder to do with a closed-source OS.

Not flaming or defending either approach....just saying....

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