BackTrack 5 R1

BackTrack 5 R1

Article from Issue 132/2011

This issue’s DVD comes with the BackTrack 5 R1 [1][2][3] pen test distribution. BackTrack provides a great collection of pen testing and security auditing tools. You can boot into BackTrack Live from the DVD or install BackTrack permanently on your hard disk.

BackTrack 5 R1, which is based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, includes more than 120 bug fixes. 70 applications have received updates, and 30 new applications appear for the
first time.

Applications included on this disc are: BeEF (Browser exploitation), Cisco OCS (scanning for Cisco routers), Ettercap (man-in-the-middle attacks on LAN), Hydra (password cracking), Kismet (packet sniffer), Metasploit (pen testing), Nmap (network scanning), Ophcrack (password cracking), RFMON (wireless traffic monitor), Quypt (terminal emulator), Wireshark (packet analyzer)

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