Category: Linux Security Distro

Bugtraq

Bugtraq system offers the most comprehensive distribution, optimal, and stable with automated services manager in real time. This distribution based on the 3.2 and 3.4 kernel Generic available in 32 Bits & 64 Bits has a huge range of penetration, forensic and laboratory tools. Bugtraq is available with XFCE, Gnome and KDE based on Ubuntu, …

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CAINE and NBCAINE

CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment) is an Italian GNU/Linux live distribution created as a project of Digital Forensics Currently the project manager is Nanni Bassetti. CAINE offers a complete forensic environment that is organized to integrate existing software tools as software modules and to provide a friendly graphical interface. The main design objectives that CAINE …

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DEFT 7

DEFT 7 is based on the new Kernel 3 (Linux side) and the DART (Digital Advanced Response Toolkit) with the best freeware Windows Computer Forensic tools. It’s a new concept of Computer Forensic system that use LXDE as desktop environment and WINE for execute Windows tools under Linux and mount manager as tool for device …

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Matriux

The Matriux is a phenomenon that was waiting to happen. It is a fully featured security distribution based on Debian consisting of a powerful bunch of more than 300 open source and free tools that can be used for various purposes including, but not limited to, penetration testing, ethical hacking, system and network administration, cyber …

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The Samurai Web Testing Framework

The Samurai Web Testing Framework is a live linux environment that has been pre-configured to function as a web pen-testing environment. The CD contains the best of the open source and free tools that focus on testing and attacking websites. In developing this environment, we have based our tool selection on the tools we use …

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Blackbuntu

Blackbuntu is distribution for penetration testing which was specially designed for security professional and practitioners of information security. It’s currently being built using the xubuntu 12.04. It’s created in our own time as a hobby. Download Blackbuntu

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BackBox

  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 …

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WarLinux

A linux distribution for Wardrivers. It is available on disk and bootable CD. It’s main intended use is for systems administrators that want to audit and evaluate thier wireless network installations. Should be handy for wardriving also. Download WarLinux

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Pentoo

Pentoo is a security-focused livecd based on Gentoo It’s basically a gentoo install with lots of customized tools, customized kernel, and much more. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the features currently included : Hardened Kernel with aufs patches Backported Wifi stack from latest stable kernel release Module loading support ala slax Changes saving on …

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Operator

Operator is a complete Linux (Debian) distribution that runs from a single bootable CD and runs entirely in RAM. The Operator contains an extensive set of Open Source network security tools that can be used for monitoring and discovering  networks. This virtually can turn any PC into a network security pen-testing device without having to …

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STD

STD is a Linux-based Security Tool. Actually, it is a collection of hundreds if not thousands of open source security tools. It’s a Live Linux Distro, which means it runs from a bootable CD in memory without changing the native operating system of the host computer. Its sole purpose in life is to put as …

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