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Friday, July 12, 2013

What Is Backtrack

BackTrack is a distribution based on the UbuntuGNU/Linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing use. It is named after backtracking, a search algorithm. The current version is Kali, codenamed “Penetration Testing Redefind." Tools BackTrack /Kali provides users with easy access to a comprehensive and large collection of security-related tools ranging from port scanners to password crackers. Support for Live CD and Live USBfunctionality allows users to boot BackTrack directly from portable media without requiring installation, though permanent installation to hard disk is also an option.

BackTrack includes many well known security tools including: 
◘ Metasploit integration (Non-Working and Officially Unsupported ) 
◘ RFMON Injection capable wireless drivers 
◘ Aircrack-NG 
◘ Kismet 
◘ Nmap 
◘ Ophcrack 
◘ Ettercap 
◘ Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) 
◘ BeEF (Browser Exploitation Framework) 
◘ Hydra 
◘ OWASP Mantra Security Framework collection of hacking tools, add-ons and scripts based on Firefox 
◘ Cisco OCS Mass Scanner A very reliable and fast scanner for Cisco routers with telnet/enable default password. 
◘ Quypt (Terminal Emulator) (which is private software by Crimson Hacking group, which has leaked to the Mainstream) Blackhat 
◘ A large collection of exploits as well as more commonplace software such as browsers. There obviously are a lot more tools ..I forgot the names of most of them.. the above mentioned ones are te ones i use most.. and also they can be classified under the ones with theTop Most Priority !.. if you want a list of all Kali Linux Tools Download and check them out foryour self /....

BackTrack arranges tools into 12 categories: 
◘ Information Gathering 
◘ Vulnerability Assessment 
◘ Exploitation Tools 
◘ Privilege Escalation 
◘ Maintaining Access 
◘ Reverse Engineering 
◘ RFID Tools 
◘ Stress testing 
◘ Forensics 
◘ Reporting Tools 
◘ Services 
◘ Miscellaneous
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