Tuesday, August 26, 2014

KALI Linux 1.09 released!

The Kali Linux developers have released version 1.09 to the public. Kali Linux is a Linux distribution specifically intended for the network security and forensics professional, but makes a damn good all around OS for those who are concerned with computer security in general. Kali Linux describes itself  as a "penetration testing platform" and "the most advanced and versatile penetration testing distribution ever created."


Kali Linux contains a includes a vast collection of tools from information gathering to final reporting, that enable security and IT professionals to assess the security of their systems.

They provide several ISO files for download, in 32, 64 bit and ARM, as well as several VMWare images.

They also host the training and pen testing consultants Offensive Security. They offer:



Training  and certifications in Network Security and Penetration Testing Training:
Experience the industry’s most realistic penetration testing training and certifications. Taught by the core developers of Kali Linux, our information security traiining will immerse you into the deep-end of real world penetration testing.

Penetration Testing services:
We know penetration testing. Between Offensive Security TrainingKali Linux and the Exploit-Database, you can trust that we have the expertise, knowledge and experience to provide you with high end penetration testing services

http://www.offensive-security.com/

Kali Linux contains a vast array of tools and utilities from different niches of the security and forensics fields.

EXPLOITATION TOOLS

FORENSICS TOOLS
HARDWARE HACKING

INFORMATION GATHERING
MAINTAINING ACCESS
PASSWORD ATTACKS
REPORTING TOOLS
REVERSE ENGINEERING
SNIFFING & SPOOFING

VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS
WEB APPLICATIONS

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