BackTrack 5 Released | Best Operating System For Hackers

BackTrack is back with its new version- BackTrack 5. It was released on May 10th, 2011. I am quite late to inform you about this, but I know many of you didn't know about it release so for that I am here to inform them. BackTrack 5 have got a new and a great look, it is added with new tools, and many more. The developers had worked very furiously for this project.
For them who didn't know what is BackTrack I am discussion some terms for them below.

What is BackTrack?
BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking. In simple words, its a Linux-based penetration testing tool used by the hackers. BackTrack provides users with the largest and the greatest collection of security testing tools

Features of BackTrack

  • It is freely distributed to all
  • It contains many useful security testing tools
  • Fully Patched with all new and updated tools
  • Can be used without installing
  • Superb Look
  • Can be boot from a USB drive
  • Many more.....
Well Known Tools In BackTrack

  • Metasploit integration
  • RFMON Injection capable wireless drivers
  • Kismet
  • Nmap
  • Ophcrack
  • Ettercap
  • Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal)
  • BeEF (Browser Exploitation Framework)
  • Hydra
  • Cisco OCS Mass Scanner A very reliable and fast scanner for Cisco routers with telnet/enable default password.
  • A large collection of exploits as well as more commonplace software such as browsers.
Tools in BackTrack are arranged in the following 11 categories:

  • Information Gathering
  • Network Mapping
  • Vulnerability Identification
  • Web Application Analysis
  • Radio Network Analysis (802.11, Bluetooth, RFID)
  • Penetration (Exploit & Social Engineering Toolkit)
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Maintaining Access
  • Digital Forensics
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Voice Over IP

You can download it from here.
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Shadab said...


I have fixed that bug..... You can try now.....

rOoT~Kill3r said...

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FunLoving said...

can we use this tool on windows platform too??

Shadab said...

@FunLoving Yes Definitely, for this see this post:

FunLoving said...

just enlist me the content of backtrack download,with the extension of each file,

Anonymous said...

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