On February 21 Linux Mint was attacked and, as a result of the intrusion, the attacker was able to backdoor the ISO (Cinnamon Edition v17.3).
"Hackers made a modified Linux Mint ISO, with a backdoor in it, and managed to hack our website to point to it,"
Clement Lefebvre - head of Linux Mint project
Aside from the Wordpress attack, the subsequent forum dump (database password: "upMint.", seriously?) and the analysis of the malware (Tsunami/Kaiten), this incident made me think about a long-term...