The Linux Mint team revealed today that compromised ISO images of Linux Mint have been distributed from the official website on February 20th, 2016.
According to the blog post, the intrusion happened on February 20th and was detected shortly thereafter and fixed. The official homepage of the project is down at the time of writing.
This means that the attackers had only a limited time frame in which they were able to distribute the compromised ISO image.
The attackers managed to hack the website and manipulated download links on it that they pointed to one of their