Operating system for Hackers

Hacking is an art of exploitation,term Hacking is one of the most searched topic.Being a hacker is lots of fun, but it’s a kind of fun that takes lots of effort. The effort takes motivation.

To be a hacker, you have to develop some of these attitudes.Now with this article we can see most familiar operating systems used to hackers to achieve their targets.

Kali Linux:

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at advanced Penetration Testing and Security Auditing.Kali is obviously The most reputed and stable penetration testing operating system till date, with full of authentic tools and great compatibility with latest hardware .

It is based on Debian Linux and even though it is stable for normal operating system, it is not advisable for you to use as a primary OS.The Kali Linux penetration testing platform contains a vast array of tools and utilities, from information gathering to final reporting

To download KALI LINUX also it is available in VMware, VirtualBox and ARM images.

 Operating system for Hackers


It has beed built on Ubuntu core system,it includes some of the most commonly known/used security and analysis tools, aiming for a wide spread of goals, ranging from web application analysis to network analysis, stress tests, sniffing, vulnerability assessment, computer forensic analysis, automotive and exploitation.

Download Black box

Operating system for Hackers



DEFT stands for Digital Evidence and Forensic Toolkit. Built on Ubuntu with DART (Digital Advanced Response Toolkit) software, which comes with may forensic and pentest tools.

Operating system for Hackers



Network Security Toolkit(NST):

Network Security Toolkit is a Fedora-based Linux distro that runs on 32 and 64-bit platforms.This bootable ISO live DVD/USB Flash Drive (NST Live) is based on Fedora. The toolkit was designed to provide easy access to best-of-breed Open Source Network Security Applications.

Operating system for Hackers

Download NST Fedora


Parrot Security OS:

Debian-based Parrot Security OS developed by Frozenbox’s team. TIt is an cloud-friendly operating system is designed for ethical hacking, pen testing, computer forensics, ethical hacking, cryptography.

It is an Mixture of kali and frozen box, although having dedicated repo’s, it uses Kali repos for updating its tools.It comes with Mate Desktop which is derived from gnome3.

Operating system for Hackers

Download Parrot Sec Debian


BlackArch Linux:

BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers.The constantly growing repo of this useful operating system for hacking purposes is stuffed with more than 1400 tools that are thoroughly tested before being added to the codebase.

Operating system for Hackers

Download BlackArch Linux

If you find any other best operating system please add in following comments.

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