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Developers mull adding data nuke to Kali Linux

Jan 07, 2014, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])

The developers behind penetration testing and security auditing suite Kali Linux are considering creating a "nuke" password that would allow information security professionals to render data unreadable if needed.

Kali Linux is an open-source operating system based on the popular BackTrack Linux suite, but backed and funded by Offensive Security. It can be set up to use full-disk encryption using a combination of Logical Volume Management (LVM) and Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS).

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