Backbox

BackBox Linux 4 Released

BackBox is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. 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, thanks to its own software repositories, always being updated to the latest stable version of the most used and best known ethical hacking tools.

The BackBox development team announced the updated release of BackBox Linux4, the release includes new features

New Features Added:

  • New Ubuntu 14.04 base
  • Installer with LVM and Full Disk Encryption options
  • Handy Thunar custom actions
  • Preinstalled Linux Kernel 3.13
  • RAM wipe at shutdown/reboot
  • System improvements
  • Upstream components
  • Bug corrections
  • Performance boost
  • Improved Anonymous mode
  • Predisposition to ARM architecture (armhf Debian packages)
  • Predisposition to BackBox Cloud platform
  • New and updated hacking tools

Backbox 4 System requirements

  • 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 512 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 4.5 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive or USB port (1.7 GB)

 

The ISO images (32bit & 64bit) can be downloaded from the link below.

http://www.backbox.org/downloads

 

Enjoy…

I started blogging around 2011 at #Ubuntupirates, #ProjectX and #pir8geek, I’m currently working as Network/Linux SysAdmin.

I’m a Linux,opensource advocate and interested in network security and InfoSec.

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