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Hive Five Winner for Best Live CD: Backtrack

February 26th, 2009 5 comments

The winner to LifeHacker’s Best Live CD poll is the excellent security focused Backtrack.

Lifehacker readers apparently love a live CD that is all work and no play. Backtrack, a security-oriented live CD packed with useful tools, took home the crown for top live CD.

Categories: BackTrack, News, Security

BackTrack 2 security live CD

April 24th, 2007 3 comments

Linux.com reviews BackTrack 2.

BackTrack is a live CD Linux distribution that focuses on penetration testing. A merger of two older security-related distros — Whax and Auditor Security Collection — BackTrack bundles more than 300 security tools.

Categories: BackTrack, Reviews, Security

BackTrack 2.0 Beta

November 1st, 2006 4 comments

The BackTrack security LiveCD has released a download link for the beta of version 2.0.

Categories: BackTrack, Releases, Security

Protecting wireless networks

September 5th, 2006 Comments off

ComputerWeekly.com mentions BackTrack as a quick way to run Kismet in their article on wireless security tools.

Categories: BackTrack, News, Security

Tons o’ Screenshots

June 2nd, 2006 Comments off

OSDir has recently posted many screenshots of new releases, here they are:

Notice the installer icons on the desktops of all the *buntu screenshots.

BackTrack 1.0 Final Released

May 26th, 2006 2 comments

The long awaited final release of BackTrack, the combination of WHAX (Whoppix) and Auditor, is out and available for download.

Categories: BackTrack, Releases, Security