Why was CyanogenMod discontinued?
CyanogenMod was the biggest, most widely used custom Android ROM. Now, it has been discontinued, due in part to internal conflicts within Cyanogen Inc. Don't worry, though: A new fork of CyanogenMod called Lineage OS is taking up the mantle, and it will keep most of what you loved about CyanogenMod.
What does CyanogenMod mean?
CyanogenMod is a custom version of the Android operating system. It's here to offer a 'better' version than Google can provide, with more features and more control for the hardcore user.
Is CyanogenMod safe?
The truth is somewhere in between: CyanogenMod and other popular ROMs are totally safe and stable.