10 Pentesting Linux Distributions You Should Try
Feb 15, 2012, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"With the help of open source tools, penetration testing can now
be conducted easier (although it can also be hard sometimes :p )
and cheaper. Linux has gained popularity in the area of penetration
testing and information security. Not just because of its security
but because of its efficiency because most Pentesting Linux distros
that can just be booted using your flash drive or a live CD which
makes wherein you don't need to install it on your HDD.
These live penetration testing distros contains a package of
tools for hacking or cracking a system. Each pentesting distro has
its own pros, cons and specialty which includes web application
vulnerability research, forensics, WiFi cracking, reverse
engineering, malware analysis, and many more.