In February 2016, the website for the Linux distro known as Linux Mint was hacked and the ISO infected with a backdoor. The site also ran a phpBB forum which was subsequently put up for sale complete with almost 145k email addresses, passwords and other personal subscriber information.

Accounts breached: 144989

Breached on: February 21, 2016

Exposed data: Avatars, Dates of birth, Email addresses, Geographic locations, IP addresses, Passwords, Time zones, and Website activity


Added on: February 22, 2016

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