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BackBox Linux 2 released

BackBox Linux 2 released

The BackBox team is proud to announce the release of BackBox. Linux 2.BackBox 2 features the following upstream components: Ubuntu 11.04, Linux Kernel 2.6.38 and Xfce 4.8. BackBox is an Ubuntu-based distribution developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. It is designed to be fast and easy to use. It provides a minimal yet complete desktop environment, thanks to its own software repositories, which are always updated to the latest stable versions of the most often used and best-known ethical hacking tools.
What's new
System upgrade
Performance boost
New look and feel
Improved start menu
Bug fixing
Hacking tools new or updated
Three new section: Vulnerabilty Assessment, Forensic Analysis and VoIP Analysis
Much, much more!

System requirements
32-bit or 64-bit processor
256 MB of system memory (RAM)
2 GB of disk space for installation
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
DVD-ROM drive or USB port
Download BackBox2

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