Linux Mint Backdoor

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Linux Mint Backdoor

Post#1 by Jack » 22 Feb 2016, 18:33

I just found this, a backdoor in Linux Mint. What is next. ... -backdoor/
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Linux Mint Backdoor

Post#2 by brokenman » 23 Feb 2016, 00:13

This is why I am against using things like a user shared module repository. In the end, if you are targeted there is not much you can do besides tightening security as much as you can.
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