BackBox Linux 6.0 - Ubuntu-based Linux Distribution Penetration Test and Security Assessment


BackBox Linux is a penetration testing and security assessment oriented Linux distribution providing a network and systems analysis toolkit. It includes some of the most commonly known/used security and analysis tools, aiming for a wide spread of goals, ranging from web application analysis to network analysis, stress tests, sniffing, vulnerability assessment, computer forensic analysis, automotive and exploitation. It has been built on Ubuntu core system yet fully customized, designed to be one of the best Penetration testing and security distribution and more.

As usual, this major release includes many updates. These include new kernel, updated tools and some structural changes with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

What’s new
  • Updated Linux Kernel 4.18
  • Updated desktop environment
  • Updated hacking tools
  • Updated ISO Hybrid with UEFI support


System requirements
  • 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 1024 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 10 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive or USB port (3 GB)

The ISO images for both 32bit & 64bit can be downloaded from the official web site download section:

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