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BackTrack 5 - A Linux Distribution Engineered for Penetration Testing

Aug 25, 2011, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The distribution usually ships as a Live DVD which can optionally be installed if needed for use as a regular operating system. There are few different boot options available including Default text mode, Stealth mode and Forensics mode. The Stealth mode boots the OS with networking disabled and the Forensics mode boots without automatically mounting drives or swap space. The default mode boots into the customized Unix/Linux shell from which you can run the desktop environment.

BackTrack 5 comes with more than 300 security tools that are all open-source and freeware.

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