Kali Linux – An Operating System for ethical hacker’s

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Best operating system for ethical hacking is currently available in web is Kali Linux.

Kali Linux is an open source project of Linux, which has been Debian-derived. It is developed and maintained by Offensive Security a company with a high class of IT security and certification Provider. Kali Linux specially developed for penetration testing purposes. Its become more popular for penetration test and digital forensics purposes. Kali consists of many free security auditing toolkits. You download by click here Kali Linux Download.

Kali Linux
Kali Linux

If you are using Windows Machine how you will install/use Kali Linux? 
You need to download Kali Linux Virtualbox.
For Android version can be downloaded from this link Kali Linux for android, ensure that there are few Prerequisites requirements.

  1. The device should be latest Android OS and minimum required OS version is Android 2.1 and above, rooted.
  2. Internal or External space requirement for Kali Linux installation is 5 GB which is must.
  3. A good quality Wifi connectivity for ISP.
  4. Patience to wait for a distribution to bootstrap from the network.

More about Kali Linux :

This is top and the best hacking platform becomes these days. Using this OS many IT security Engineers protecting their IT infrastructure in a better way. It is going to help them to identify what are the black hole needs to be traceout in their networks. And how to protect the network for vulnerable attacks which are mushrooming these days.
It was known as BackTrack linux. After many improvement in BackTrack its become Kali in year 2013

Behind the Kali Linux development

Mati Aharoni :  is the lead Kali developer, trainer, and founder of Offensive Security. After having morethen 10 years of experience as a professional penetration tester, Mati has uncovered several major security flaws and is actively involved in the offensive security arena.

Kali Linux Release

Devon Kearns:

He is an Offensive Security instructor, Kali Linux developer and administrator of the Exploit Database, co-creator of the Metasploit Unleashed project, exploitation fanatic, and co-author of Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide.

Raphaël Hertzog:

He is an experienced Debian developer and consultant, author of the well-known Debian Administrator’s Handbook. He’s the packaging wizard in our team and manages our continuously growing development infrastructure.

Apart from 3 wizards other moderators who helping a team to make it more powerful. Click here in community behind where you may raise Q&A. Apart from that, there are already thousands to tips and tricks available for Kali Linux which will help you to understand Kali Linux more deeply.

Initial launch of Kali Linux: Mid of 2013

Sources : Kali.org & Offensive Security


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