Linked by David Adams on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 21:11 UTC, submitted by tjavailable
Privacy, Security, Encryption Linux, which is a very versatile operating environment, caters for an array of different needs of different users. One such specific usage of Linux is in the area of computer security and penetration testing. Among the digital forensic tools available for Linux, BackTrack is well known as an all-in-one platform that offers security professionals all the tools that they may need to carry out various security related tasks.
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another one
by TechGeek on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 22:40 UTC
TechGeek
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2006-01-14

Another distro based on like backtrack but based on ubuntu is blackbuntu. Backtrack is very cool. More tools than you'll know what to do with.

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RE: another one - still adding on
by jabbotts on Wed 24th Aug 2011 13:43 UTC in reply to "another one"
jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

The folks behind Backtrack are pretty amazing. Every time I read about a new infosec tool release, I pop open my Backtrack "aptitude search name" and there it is waiting to be installed.

Yesterday.. Uniscan.. muwahahahahaha

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This title...
by Neolander on Wed 24th Aug 2011 11:06 UTC
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Member since:
2010-03-08

"A Linux Distribution Engineered for Penetration Testing"

Hypothesis 1 : Durex is involved.
Hypothesis 2 : Colt is involved.

*reads the article*

Oh, of course, computer security...

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RE: This title...
by danger_nakamura on Sat 27th Aug 2011 07:40 UTC in reply to "This title..."
danger_nakamura Member since:
2011-06-21

Yes... its terrible. Brings to mind all sorts of terrible ideas. Or wonderful, I guess, depending on your point of view.

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