BackTrack Linux: The Ultimate Hacker's Arsenal

by Ken Hess
Oct. 6, 2017 1 comment ADMIN Magazine Pen Testing & Audits backtrack linux

Penetration (Pen) testing and security auditing are now part of every system administrator's "other duties as assigned." BackTrack Linux ( ) is a custom distribution designed for security testing for all skill levels from novice to expert. It is the largest collection of wireless hacking, server exploiting, web application assessing, social-engineering tools available in a single Linux distribution. BackTrack Linux is a fine example of a specialized Linux distribution. Its only purpose is to test your network, devices, and systems for security vulnerabilities. BackTrack is packed with every security and hacker tool used by security professionals and professional hackers.

Rob 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Should we not be talking about Kali now? My understanding is that Backtrack was re-written and renamed to Kali when it moved from Ubuntu to Debian, 3 years ago.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.