Kali Linux 2.0 Upgrade is Out

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Aug 112015
 
Kali Linux 2.0 Upgrade is Out

Fall on your knees and kiss the earth in gratitude. Folks, Kali Linux 2.0 has just been released. In case you’ve just arrived from Mars or Uranus, Kali is the mother of Linux penetrating distributions. So what’s new in Kali 2.0? A lot of goodies in there, a lot! So Read More

BackBox gets Upgraded to 4.3

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Aug 022015
 
BackBox gets Upgraded to 4.3

The good folks at BackBox have put out an upgrade to their penetration testing distro Backbox Linux. Release 4.3 of Backbox Linux features Linux Kernel 3.16 and Ruby 2.1. For those unfamiliar with BackBox, think of it as a younger sibling to Kali Linux, the numero uno penetration testing distro. Read More

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Hail Mary! Kali Linux 2.0 Arriving on August 11

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Aug 022015
 
Hail Mary! Kali Linux 2.0 Arriving on August 11

Mark your calendar, sound the bugles and herald the dawn of a new era, my good friends. The angels at Kali have announced D-Day for the newest version of the world’s ultimate Linux penetration testing distribution. Folks, the spanking new Kali Linux 2.0 will debut on August 11, 2015. Oh, Read More

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Lynis – Awesome Free Linux Security Audit Tool

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May 222015
 

All good things of life must end sooner rather than later given human imperfection. Ditto with Linux. Long considered one of the most secure operating systems thanks to its open source nature, Linux’s growing popularity is drawing the attention of hackers around the world. In what must be extremely distressing Read More

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Zenmap – Neat GUI for nmap Scanner

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May 212015
 
Zenmap - Neat GUI for nmap Scanner

Let’s admit the truth, shall we. Even the best of us command line gurus (and only few of us are really gurus) prefer the simplicity and ease of a GUI frontend to our favorite command line tools. Zenmap is a neat GUI tool for the nmap command line scanning utility Read More

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Dmitry – Basic Scan Tool Does the Job

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May 212015
 

Dmitry (Deepmagic Information Gathering Tool) is a basic scanning tool found in the Kali Linux penetration testing distribution. Written in C, Dmitry is the creation of James Greig. You can access the tool by typing dmitry on the command line. When you run the base tool on a host (a Read More

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