My windows 7 PC was hacked and someone installed the Linux OS
Posted on 2014-01-15
It appears that my desktop machine was somehow hacked last night.
It's a windows 7 machine.
I was working late last night. When I got up to work today, all that I saw
was the Linux Mint 16 desktop. I rebooted and it did not go through the
windows boot process.
A caveate here is that I did have the Linux Mint 16 iso in a folder on that machine.
In the last week, I was attempt to install a Linux VM through VirtualBox.
Was my entire windows data wiped out?
Trying to figure out how best to proceed here.