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BackBox Linux 4 Metapackages

BackBox 4.0 has now a fully customizable tools arsenal!

New packages have been created, one for each of the Auditing categories, which bring with them all the package of that specific pentesting field. So you can customize your box and install just what you really need, conforming to the BackBox philosophy of lightness, simplicity and completeness.

The packages we introduced to implement this new concept are:

  • backbox-documentation-reporting
  • backbox-exploitation
  • backbox-forensics-analysis
  • backbox-information-gathering
  • backbox-maintaining-access
  • backbox-miscellaneous
  • backbox-mobile-analysis
  • backbox-privilege-escalation
  • backbox-reverse-engineering
  • backbox-social-engineering
  • backbox-stress-testing
  • backbox-voip-analysis
  • backbox-vulnerability-assessment
  • backbox-wireless-analysis


Every user is strongly advised to install backbox-tools package in order to get all the categories and the tools as before, and conform to the new packaging structure. It's as simple as:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install backbox-tools


For any problem let us know.

BackBox Linux 4 released!

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.0!

This release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.13, EFI mode, Anonymous mode, LVM + Disk encryption installer, privacy additions and armhf Debian packages.

The ISO images (32bit & 64bit) can be downloaded from the following location:

http://www.backbox.org/downloads

BackBox 4 @ HackInBo 2014

The BackBox Team is proud to announce the release date of the new version of the distro!

BackBox Linux v.4 RC will be offcially presented and released to the public at the HackInBo 2014 Winter Edition, on October 11th, 2014.

If you can't be phisically present that day, follow us on our communication channels to get the new release, install it on your machine and discover the new features it provides.

Stay tuned!

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