Linux Mint 17.3 ISOs Hacked On 20th February 2016
How To Check If Your ISO Is Hacked Or Not
You can easily check if the ISO you downloaded is original or not by checking MD5 hash. To Check MD5 hash simply do the following through terminal. Open terminal and cd into the directory where your Linux Mint 17.3 ISO is. Type the command below followed by the name of the ISO.
If your ISO’s MD5 matches with the below valid signatures then your ISO is original otherwise it is hacked one and you should delete it immediately. If you have burnt it on CD/DVD then trash that CD/DVD. If you’ve created bootable USB then format the USB.