Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Parrot 4.5 Released With Linux 4.19, Metasploit 5.0 and More Dev Tools

Parrot 4.5 Released with major changes with new Linux kernel version, includes support for Metasploit 5.0 and more dev tools come pre-installed.

The Parrot Security Operating System is a Penetration Testing & Forensics Distro dedicated to Ethical Hackers & Cyber Security Professionals. It was initially released on June 2013, developed by FrozenBox.

Starting from Parrot 4.5 support for 32bit architecture images has been dropped, and the live ISO files does not support for i386 architecture.

“We released 32bit images since the beginning of the project, and we worked hard to provide fresh binary updates for the i386 architecture for a long while, but nowadays 32bit-only, computers are no longer capable of running a full pentest campaign or providing hardware-accelerated support to our security protection systems.”

Official parrot template for docker has been released already, and they are to release the desktop virtual appliances in OVA format that can be imported with VirtualBox and VMWare.

Parrot 4.5 comes with support for Linux 4.19 kernel by default, and the team said the Linux 4.19 kernel is the part of their testing branch and the stable one comes with Parrot 5.0 itself.

Metasploit 5.0 added, the new version of metasploit comes with new evasion module, libraries, database, automation APIs, libraries and extended language support.

The new version includes following pre-installed dev tools

vscodium – an advanced and extensible text editor.
zeal – an offline documentation downloader and browser.
git-cola – a graphic client to GIT.
meld – a graphic patch inspector.
tora – a graphic database frontend compatible with several database backends.

To Update from Older Versions

sudo full-upgrade
or
sudo apt update
sudo apt full-upgrade
You can Download the Parrot Security OS 4.5 here.

You can follow us on LinkedinTwitterFacebook for daily Cybersecurity updates also you can take the Best Cybersecurity courses online to keep your self-updated.

GZipDe – A Sophisticated Malware Attack using Metasploit Backdoor with Encrypted Payload

Metasploit Can Be Directly Used For Hardware Penetration Testing Now

Website

Latest articles

Hackers Claiming Access to Qatar National Bank Database

A group of hackers has claimed to have accessed the database of Qatar National...

Cloud-Based Malware Attack Abusing Google Drive & Dropbox

A phishing email with a malicious zip attachment initiates the attack. The zip contains...

OmniVision Technologies Cyber Attack, Hackers Stolen Personal Data in Ransomware Attack

OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (OVT) recently disclosed a significant security breach that compromised its clients'...

Critical Flaw In Confluence Server Let Attackers Execute Arbitrary Code

The widely used team workspace corporate wiki Confluence has been discovered to have a...

Threat Actors Leverage Bitbucket Artifacts to Breach AWS Accounts

In a recent investigation into Amazon Web Services (AWS) security breaches, Mandiant uncovered a...

Hackers Breached Western Sydney University Microsoft 365 & Sharepoint Environments

Western Sydney University has informed approximately 7,500 individuals today of an unauthorized access incident...

Memcyco Report Reveals Only 6% Of Brands Can Protect Their Customers From Digital Impersonation Fraud

Memcyco Inc., provider of digital trust technology designed to protect companies and their customers...
Guru baran
Guru baranhttps://gbhackers.com
Gurubaran is a co-founder of Cyber Security News and GBHackers On Security. He has 10+ years of experience as a Security Consultant, Editor, and Analyst in cybersecurity, technology, and communications.

Free Webinar

Live API Attack Simulation

94% of organizations experience security problems in production APIs, and one in five suffers a data breach. As a result, cyber-attacks on APIs increased from 35% in 2022 to 46% in 2023, and this trend continues to rise.
Key takeaways include:

  • An exploit of OWASP API Top 10 vulnerability
  • A brute force ATO (Account Takeover) attack on API
  • A DDoS attack on an API
  • Positive security model automation to prevent API attacks

Related Articles