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BackTrack is a Slackware and SLAX-based live CD with a collection of security and forensics tools. BackTrack distribution was crea
BackTrack is a Slackware and SLAX-based live CD with a collection of security and forensics tools.
BackTrack distribution was created by merging Auditor Security Linux with WHAX (formerly Whoppix).
Combining the best features from both distributions, and paying special attention to small details, this is probably the best version of either distributions to ever come out.
Based on SLAX (Slackware), BackTrack provides user modularity. This means the distribution can be easily customised by the user to include personal scripts, additional tools, customised kernels, etc.
What's New in This Release:
New exciting features in BackTrack, to mention a few:
Updated Kernel-Running 2.6.18-rc5, with several patches.
Updated Tools-Old versions updated, new tools added.
BackTrack Network Boot-Boot additional BackTrack images over PXE
John MPI instant Cluster-Boot BackTrack cracking cluster clients over PXE
Save2CD-Save changes to CD (assuming CD is multi-session, and a CDR).
Japanese Input Support-Reading and writing in Hiragana / Katakana / Kanji.
Unionfs replaced-by aufs with zlib compression.
Kernel Sources-Included in base image.
* Instant Snort Setup-Sets up snort, mysql, apache, base.
Instant Ninja (db_autopwn) - Deploys Metasploit db_autopwn on the local subnet.
Instant Unicornscan pgsqldb Setup-Sets up Apache, Pgsql for scan info.
Kismet auto configuration-Sets up monitor mode and kismet.conf.
ipw3945/2200/2100 support-no injection patches.
Prism54 / MadWifi-ng / Wlan-ng / HostAP / rt2570-With injection patches.
Quick Installation-Using GUI installer, 100% MySlax compatible."
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