Warning: FossHub Apparently Hacked, Audacity DLs Affected

According to GHacks and other sources, FossHub was hacked. Downloads of ClassicShell and Audacity were both affected. Both Audacity and ClassicShell use FossHub as official download mirrrors. The included malware will wipe your MBR rendering the PC unbootable.

Story: http://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/03/attention-fosshub-downloads-compromised/

ClassicShell Forum post: http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=6434

Yes and the Audacity Team put a lot of work in yesterday to mitigate this - see the Audacity Website:

and in particular:

Thanks for the heads-up post though,


Thanks. I hadn’t seen the blog post when I’d originally posted this nor was I aware Audacity even had a blog.