Damn Vulnerable Linux � The most vulnerable and exploitable operating system ever!
Jul 19, 2010, 11:06 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Humphries)
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"Usually, when installing a new operating system the hope is
that it's as up-to-date as possible. After installation there's
bound to be a few updates required, but no more than a few
megabytes. Damn Vulnerable Linux is different, it's shipped in as
vulnerable a state as possible.
"The idea behind DVL is to offer an operating system for
learning and research for security students. As the DVL website
"Damn Vulnerable Linux (DVL) is everything a good Linux
distribution isn't. Its developers have spent hours stuffing it
with broken, ill-configured, outdated, and exploitable software
that makes it vulnerable to attacks. DVL isn't built to run on your
desktop – it's a learning tool for security students."