Kali Linux 2018.3 brings up to kernel version 4.17.0, with the kernel version 4.17.0 there are no major changes, but with 4.16.0 it has some major improvements such as Spectre and Meltdown fixes, improved power management, and better GPU support.
Kali Linux 2018.3
With the new release, it add’s a number of new tools to the repositories that includes.
Update 22/08/2018: Suddenly Kali Linux Taken Down the Source for some reason, We will update you once they reverse the same. We have linked cache URL above.
Update 27/08/2018: Finally Kali Linux released the source again.
Kali 2018.3 released with an updated kernel, lots of tool updates, and new tool additions! https://t.co/TyrCS9sqzv
— Kali Linux (@kalilinux) August 27, 2018
idb– idb is a tool to simplify some common tasks for iOS app security assessments and research.
gdb-peda – Python Exploit Development Assistance for GDB that enhance the display of gdb: colorize and display disassembly codes, registers, memory information during debugging
datasploit – An #OSINT Framework to perform various recon techniques on Companies, People, Phone Number, Bitcoin Addresses, etc., aggregate all the raw data, and give data in multiple formats.
kerberoast – Kerberoast is a series of tools for attacking MS Kerberos implementations. Below is a brief overview of what each tool does.
Also with Kali Linux 2018.3 number of tools in the repo has been updated that includes openvas, wifite, wpscan, aircrack-ng and burpsuite. You can see the complete tool updates here
How to update – Kali Linux 2018.3
The release contains dozens of Powerfull tools and also updates for existing tools. If you are kali lover then it’s time to Upgrade by using following Commands.
&& apt full-upgrade
Recommended reviewing our Kali Linux Tutorials page which covers dozens of Kali Linux Tools. if you are First Time Kali user you can download it from here.
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