Tuesday, January 4, 2011
BackBox Linux 1 Final Release
FLEXIBLE PENETRATION TESTING DISTRIBUTION
BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 LTS developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and to provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment thanks to its own software repositories always been updated to the last stable version of the most known and used ethical hacking tools.
BackBox Linux 1 features the following upstream components: Ubuntu 10.04, Linux 2.6.32 and Xfce 4.6.1
* New ISO image (32bit & 64bit)
* System upgrade
* Performance boost (using cgroup, the notorious “4 lines of code better than 200″ in user-space)
* New look and feel
* Improved start menu
* Hacking tools new or updated: Aircrack-ng 1.1, Metasploit Framework 3.5.1, OpenVAS 3, SET 1.1, SkipFish 1.84b, SqlMap 0.9, w3af 1.0-rc4, etc.
* Bug fixing