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SearchOpenSource: BackTrack: The Gotta-Have Free Security Tool You've Never Heard Of

Aug 29, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Beaver)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"I often write about all the excellent tools for testing the security of Windows systems. There are excellent freeware, open source and commercial tools that all run on the Windows OS. They are, for the most part, easy to use and can ferret out a lot of security vulnerabilities that would be next to impossible to find otherwise. One tool that I haven't written much about--and based on my informal research, one that most Windows administrators haven't heard of--is a tool called BackTrack.

"BackTrack is actually an entire Slackware Linux-based operating system with a suite of security tools that even the most die-hard Windows-o-files can appreciate and benefit from..."

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