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BackBox Linux 2.01 Released ! ~ Penetration Testing Distribution


BackBox released BackBox Linux v2.01 .The new release include features such as Ubuntu 11.04, Linux Kernel 2.6.38 and Xfce 4.8.0.

BackBox is a 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

Changelog:
  • System upgrade
  • Performance boost
  • New look
  • Improved start menu
  • Bug corrections
  • New sections such as Forensic Analysis, Documentation & Reporting and Reverse Engineering
  • New Hacking tools and updated tools such as dradis 2.8, ettercap 0.7.4.2, john 1.7.8, metasploit 4.2, nmap 5.51, set 2.5.2, sleuthkit 3.2.1, w3af 1.0, weevely 0.5, wireshark 1.6.3, etc.

System requirements
  • 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 256 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 4.4 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive or USB port
The ISO images (32bit & 64bit) can be downloaded from the following location: http://www.backbox.org/downloads
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