Sunday, September 14, 2014

For/Pen/Sec LiveCD Updates

Here are some updates regarding forensic/pen-test/security aligned LiveCD projects released over the past several weeks.

Kali Tools Website Launched, 1.0.9 Released - Kali Linux - The latest release version of Kali is 1.0.9. Also now available is their Kali Linux Tools which documents all the tools included in Kali, including descriptions, link-back to the tool’s main-page, and sample output from the tool. Very helpful stuff.

Kali Linux 1.0.8 Released - EFI Boot Support - Kali Linux - Previous release information (July 2014).

Kali Linux 1.0.7 Released - Kali Linux - Previous release information (May 2014)

Official Kali Linux Downloads - Kali Linux - ISO/torrent download page

Offensive Security Kali Linux ARM and VMWare Images - Alternative builds download page

New Release of REMnux Linux Distro for Malware Analysis - Lenny Zeltser on Information Security - from the linked post, “The new release adds lots of exciting free tools for examining malicious software. It also updates many of the utilities that have already been present in the distro.”  The post has a great listing of the added tools with link-backs. ISO/virtual-appliance downloads and details at REMnux.

DEFT 8.2 ready for download - DEFT Linux - Computer Forensics live CD - some bug fixes and Ubuntu package updates.

PALADIN EDGE and Creating a USB - SUMURI LLC - PALADIN EDGE is based on the current Ubuntu release and will not contain their “Forensic Toolchest” package. Their PALADIAN build will continue to have the package and is based on the long-term-support (LTS) version of Ubuntu.


--Claus Valca

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