BackBox Linux is a free Open Source penetration testing and security assessment oriented Linux distribution providing a network and systems analysis toolkit.
It has been developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment
BackBox Linux 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.
It has been built on Ubuntu core system yet fully customized, designed to be one of the best Penetration testing and security distribution and more.
As usual, this major release includes many updates. These include new kernel, updated tools and some structural changes with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
What’s new: BackBox Linux
- Updated Linux Kernel 4.18
- Updated desktop environment
- Updated hacking tools
- Updated ISO Hybrid with UEFI support
- 32-bit or 64-bit processor
- 1024 MB of system memory (RAM)
- 10 GB of disk space for installation
- Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
- DVD-ROM drive or USB port (3 GB)
The ISO images for both 32bit & 64bit can be downloaded from the official web site download section.
BackBox Linux is now available on Amazon Web Services cloud platform. Just within a few clicks, you can now have access to BackBox official AMI.