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Article from Issue 285/2024

SnoopGod delivers an Ubuntu-based pentesting distribution with an emphasis on security education.

From Parrot to Kali to Qubes OS and Tails, Linux has no shortage of security-focused distributions. SnoopGod, however, takes a different approach. A team of four led by founder Nicolas Chabrilliat, SnoopGod aims not only to provide a secure distribution with some 800 tools and an accessible desktop environment, but to create a community to promote security awareness and knowledge. In the following exchange, Chabrilliat talks about these goals and how SnoopGod plans to implement them.

Linux Magazine (LM): How did SnoopGod originate?

Nicolas Chabrilliat (NC): Working and having developed my company in the field of cybersecurity, I was looking for a friendly interface for my team and me that diverged a bit from the usual logic that if we are in cybersecurity, ethical hacking, or bug bounty, we must necessarily use Kali! Is there a reason for this? I would say that my distrust lies in the fact that a friend taught me a long time ago that when something is offered for free, it means that you are the product.


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