The BackBox developers have released the latest version of their ethical hacking Linux distro, i.e., BackBox Linux 4.7. It comes with updated hacking tools, Linux kernel 4.4, and Ubuntu Linux 16.04. The existing users can simply perform an upgrade by running few commands in Terminal.
BackBox Linux is an Ubuntu-based operating system that’s developed with a focus on penetration testing and security assessment. If you take a look at our list of top 10 ethical hacking distros, BackBox ranks in top 3.
This alternative of Kali Linux operating system comes with a variety of ethical hacking tools and a complete desktop environment. The software repositories of the hacking tools included in BackBox Linux too are frequently updated. Earlier this year in May, we witnessed the release of BackBox Linux 4.6 that was based on kernel 4.2 and Ubuntu 15.10.
Now, the BackBox developers are here with the latest release in the form of BackBox Linux 4.7. This new version is a result of more than 6 months of development work.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht