BackBox 4.0 Released

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Backbox is a Linux distribution that can be used for several security purposes like penetration testing, incident handling or intelligence gathering. New version BackBox 4.0 have been released with additional applications and update to improve functionality.

New features include:

  • Preinstalled Linux Kernel 3.13
  • New Ubuntu 14.04 base
  • Installer with LVM and Full Disk Encryption options
  • Handy Thunar custom actions
  • 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 4.0Screenshot for BackBox 4.0

If you open the menu under Auditing you can find each application classified under its category, you have Information Gathering, Vulnerability Assessment , Exploitation , Privilege Escalation , Maintaining Access , Documentation and Reporting, Reverse Engineering , Social Engineering ,  Stress Testing , Forensic Analysis, VoIP Analysis, Wireless Analysis  and Miscellaneous.

Beside the list of application BackBox allow to use Tor as an integrated feature so you start the anonymous mode and you will automatically switch to use Tor network and this to anonymize your navigation or location during a pentest.

Download the distro on the official website is possible over this link: http://www.backbox.org/

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