When it comes to forensics, penetration and security testing Kali Linux – which is designed for security professionals and packed with more than 300 security testing tools -- is arguably the most developed of the Linux distributions.
Available in 32 bit, 64 bit, ARM, Live USB, and VMware versions, Kali Linux is maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd. Version 1.0.6 released on January 9, 2014 delivers a host of improvements, including the switch to Debian and use of an FHS-compliant system.
In this slideshow I outline the top ten security tools in this latest release of Kali Linux.
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