Kali Linux is a Linux distribution that is developed on the basis of Debian Linux and is one of the favorite distributions of hackers, intruders and security experts. This distribution is provided by the security company Offensive Security. Mati Aharon, Devon Kearns and Raphaël Hertzog are the main programmers of this distribution who created this operating system by rewriting BackTrack. Kali Linux has collected the best tools needed in the field of hacking and security in one place.
Tools include Armitage – a graphical tool for managing cyber attacks, nmap – a very powerful and versatile port scanner, Wireshark – a network packet analyzer, John Ripper – a very popular password cracker, Aircrack-ng – a tool for wireless network penetration testing , Burp Suite and OWASP ZAP are both website security scanners and a total of over 300 useful tools, all installed and ready to use.
Kali Linux can also be used as an installation on the hard drive or as a live boot disk or on a flash memory. You can also install and use it in a virtual machine like VMWare. Kali Linux is a distribution based on the Debian Linux distribution, so most of the packages you see in Kali are imported from Debian repositories. Kali Linux is developed in a secure environment, which means that only a few approved people can commit their packages and all these packages are signed by the developer. Kali also has a modified kernel that has been patched and tuned for penetration and extensibility.
A minimum of 20 GB disk space for the Kali Linux installation.
RAM for i386 and amd64 architectures, minimum: 1GB, recommended: 2GB or more.
CD-DVD Drive / USB boot support
Burn the ISO files to flash or DVD and boot and use the system with it. Of course, it must have tools that can be used in the operating system.
Default login information:
Kali Linux 2023.2 x86
Kali Linux 2023.2 x64
32-bit version: 3.22 GB
64-bit version: 3.75 GB
Last Updated on June 9, 2023 by admin