BackBox 4 kernel stack up to date

Ubuntu systems already have LTS enablement stacks that provide newer kernel and X support for existing Ubuntu LTS releases. As we all know, BackBox core system is built on Ubuntu system and therefore the same principle can be applied.

For those who are impatient and want to upgrade the kernel stack with their current BackBox 4.x to the latest available, you can follow the instructions below:

$ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-core-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-video-all-lts-xenial xserver-xorg-input-all-lts-xenial libwayland-egl1-mesa-lts-xenial

And we are all good just like that!

The full description for Ubuntu systems can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/LTSEnablementStack (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Trusty Tahr)
If any issues occur, feel free to get in touch with BackBox Community where you will have support.

BackBox Linux 4.6 released!

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the last of 4 minor releases... BackBox Linux 4.6!

In this release we have fixed some minor bugs, configured ruby2.2 as default, updated base system and tools.

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

http://www.backbox.org/download

Hacker by trade: Simulation of a Penetration Testing

JEToP - Junior Enterprise Polytechnic University of Turin
Wednesday 13th April 2016, 09:00 - 19:00

Shielder is proud to announce an event that will be held at Polytechnic University of Turin

The purpose of this event is to offer participants a quick and charming introduction to the complex world of Information Security and Penetration Testing.

A Penetration Test in simple words is an attack on a computer system that seeks for the weaknesses of the target system, which can potentially let malicious users (attackers) to gain access to the system's data by taking control of it.

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