Category LiveCD

Ubuntu Pentest Edition v2.03 released

Ubuntu Pentest Edition is a gnome based linux designed as a complete system which can also be used for penetration testing. Ubuntu Pentest Edition has a big repository of software (Ubuntu repositories) and high customization possibilities. The system is made in a way that you can configure it to suite your needs.

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FreeSentral IP PBX LiveCD v1.0 released

FreeSentral is a full IP PBX consisting of a Linux Distribution, an IP PBX and a Web Graphical User Interface for easy configuration.

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Kon-Boot "root a box" on the fly v1.1 in the wild

Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a Linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as ’root’ user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from current user to root.

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OWASP Broken Web Applications v0.91rc1 available

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Broken Web Applications Project is distributed as a Virtual Machine in VMware format compatible with their no-cost VMware Player and VMware Server products (along with their commercial products).

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WeaknetLabs announced WeakNet Linux IV

WeakNet Linux is small enough to fit onto a CD current build 600MB and runs servers directly from the CD including Web / PHP, FTP, SSH, and more.

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KNOPPIX 6.2.1 LiveCD available

KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD or DVD, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals. KNOPPIX can be used as a productive Linux system for the desktop, educational CD, rescue system, or adapted and used as a platform for commercial software product demos. It is not necessary to install anything on a hard disk. Due to on-the-fly decompression, the CD can have up to 2 GB of executable software installed on it (over 8GB on the DVD "Maxi" edition).

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Samurai Web Testing Framework 0.8 available

The Samurai Web Testing Framework is a live linux environment that has been pre-configured to function as a web pen-testing environment. The CD contains the best of the open source and free tools that focus on testing and attacking websites. In developing this environment, we have based our tool selection on the tools we use in our security practice. We have included the tools used in all four steps of a web pen-test.

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Web Security Dojo v1.0 released

Web Security Dojo is a turnkey web application security lab with tools,
targets, and training materials built into a Virtual Machine(VM).
It is ideal for both self-instruction and training classes since
everything is pre-configured and no external network connection is
needed. All tools and targets are configured to use non-conflicting
ports and a Firefox proxy switcher is set up to match.

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Katana v1.5 (Zatoichi) Multi-Boot Security Suite released

Katana is a portable multi-boot security suite designed for all your computer security needs. The idea behind this tool is to bring together all of the best security distributions to run from one USB drive. Katana includes distributions which focus on Penetration Testing, Auditing, Password Cracking, Forensics and Honey Pots.

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OWASP Broken Web Applications v0.9 (Virtual Machine)

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Broken Web Applications Project is distributed as a Virtual Machine in VMware format compatible with their no-cost VMware Player and VMware Server products (along with their commercial products).

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BackTrack v4 Final Release

BackTrack is the result of the merging of two Innovative Penetration Testing live Linux distributions - Whax and Auditor.

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Pentoo 2009.0 final is there

Pentoo is a Live CD and Live USB designed for penetration testing and security assessment. Based on Gentoo Linux, Pentoo includes Nessus and Metasploit for penetration testing and security assessment. The user interface is the Enlightenment window manager. Pentoo is optimized for Pentium III architecture. Pentoo supports package modularity in the same fashion that Slax does.

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OSWA-Assistant v0.9.0.6h released

The OSWA™-Assistant is a no-Operating-System-required standalone toolkit which is solely focused on wireless auditing. As a result, in addition to the usual WiFi (802.11) auditing tools, it also covers Bluetooth and RFID auditing. Using the toolkit is as easy as popping it into your computer’s CDROM and making your computer boot from it!

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Matriux v0.9.4 Build 091127 released

The Matriux is a phenomenon that was waiting to happen. It is a fully featured security distribution consisting of a bunch of powerful, open source and free tools that can be used for various purposes including, but not limited to, penetration testing, ethical hacking, system and network administration, cyber forensics investigations, security testing, vulnerability analysis, and much more. It is a distribution designed for security enthusiasts and professionals, although it can be used normally as your default desktop system.

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Slitaz Aircrack-ng Distribution v20091124 released

The “Slitaz Aircrack-ng Distribution†is the base Slitaz cooking version plus the latest Aircrack-ng SVN version, wireless drivers patched for injection and other related tools. The custom distribution is especially tuned for the Acer Aspire One netbooks but will work well on virtually all desktops, notebooks and netbooks.

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Matriux NEW Security Distro (Next 05 Dec @ Club Hack 2009)

The Matriux is a phenomenon that was waiting to happen. It is a fully featured security distribution consisting of a bunch of powerful, open source and free tools that can be used for various purposes including, but not limited to, penetration testing, ethical hacking, system and network administration, cyber forensics investigations, security testing, vulnerability analysis, and much more. It is a distribution designed for security enthusiasts and professionals, although it can be used normally as your default desktop system.

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Slitaz Aircrack-ng Distribution v20091117 released

The “Slitaz Aircrack-ng Distribution†is the base Slitaz cooking version plus the latest Aircrack-ng SVN version, wireless drivers patched for injection and other related tools. The custom distribution is especially tuned for the Acer Aspire One netbooks but will work well on virtually all desktops, notebooks and netbooks.

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Katana v1.0 (Kyuzo) released - multi-boot security suite

Katana is a portable multi-boot security suite designed for all your computer security needs. The idea behind this tool is to bring together all of the best security distributions to run from one USB drive. Katana includes distributions which focus on Penetration Testing, Auditing, Password Cracking, Forensics and Honey Pots.

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Web Security Dojo v0.2 released

An open source self-contained training environment for Web Application Security penetration testing. Tools + Targets = Dojo. For learning and practicing web app security testing techniques. It does
not need a network connection since it contains tools, targets, and
documentation. Thus making it ideal for training classes and conferences.

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VAST v2.70 Beta - VIPER Assessment Security Tools (VOIP)

VAST is a VIPER Lab live distribution that contains VIPER developed tools such as UCsniff, videojak, videosnarf and more. Along with VIPER tools and other essential VoIP security tools, it also contains tools penetration testers utilize such as Metasploit, nmap, and Hydra.

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