BackBox is a Linux distro based on the Ubuntu operating system, developed to perform security assessments and penetration tests.
BackBox is designed to be easy to use and fast. It provides a minimal but powerful and complete desktop environment.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· System improvements
· Upstream components
· Bug corrections
· Performance boost
· Improved Update menu
· Improved Wi-Fi dirvers (compat-wireless v3.8 with Aircrack-NG patch)
· Full support to Kernel 3.5 and 3.8 (install it with apt-get/synaptic)
· Predisposition to ARM architecture (new armhf.iso coming soon)
· New and updated hacking tools (automater, inundator, ettercap, wireshark, se-toolkit, metasploit, sqlmap, beef, recon-ng, zaproxy, weevely, thc-ipv6, truecrack, hashcat, etc.)