"In the field of penetration testing, BackTrack is today's
premier Linux distribution. Designed for, created by, and used by
security professionals around the globe, BackTrack is the result of
a merger between two earlier, competing distributions--WHAX and
Auditor Security Collection. The most recent beta version was
released on June 10.
"BackTrack 3.0 beta (BT3) is showing up in a lot of places these
days. There was a presentation in February at ShmooCon, an annual
hacker convention. At this year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense
Competition (NCCDC), it was the distro of choice for the Red
Team--the attackers--made up of experienced security
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