Kali Linux for the Gemini PDA

Running Kali on a Gem The Gemini PDA from Planet Computers is an ultra-thin, clamshell mobile device with a tactile keyboard. Sporting a 5.99″ screen, QWERTY keyboard, 4G & Wi-Fi, deca-core CPU, and an open source bootloader that supports multi-boot, it caught our attention straight away when it popped up on Indiegogo. It is a great little pocket rocket and having a landscape orientation and hardware keyboard, is well suited…

December 4, 2018
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Kali Linux 2018.4 Release

Welcome to our fourth and final release of 2018, Kali Linux 2018.4, which is available for immediate download. This release brings our kernel up to version 4.18.0, fixes numerous bugs, includes many updated packages, and a very experimental 64-bit Raspberry Pi 3 image. New Tools and Tool Upgrades We have only added one new tool to the distribution in this release cycle but it’s a great one. Wireguard is a…

October 29, 2018
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Announcing Kali for Vagrant

Inspired by a recent community blog post, we have decided to add a new official way for our community to use Kali. Starting now, you can find an officially maintained Kali Linux image in the Vagrant Cloud. What is Vagrant? From Vagrant’s website: Vagrant is a tool for building and managing virtual machine environments in a single workflow. Put simply, with a single configuration file, you can download a base…

October 9, 2018
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Making your own Kali Linux Metapackages

One of the many useful things we can do with APT is create metapackages, which are effectively empty packages that declare a list of other packages as dependencies. Kali Linux includes metapackages for password cracking, software-defined radio, wireless, web applications, and more but if you have specific needs (like most people), it’s quick and easy to define your own metapackages, which we will show in this post. Before we begin,…

September 18, 2018
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Wireguard on Kali

We have been hearing a lot about Wireguard lately and with it being recently added to the Kali repos, we thought we would give it a quick try to see what all the fuss is about. All in all, we found this is a really nice and quick to configure VPN solution, and might be worth checking out. Getting Started With Wireguard added to the repos, installation is nice and…

September 11, 2018
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My Custom Kali Linux Distribution

We love it when community members come up with new ideas or interesting builds, and this one caught our attention. Jacek Kowalczyk hit us up on twitter with a really interesting story. His approach to tweaking Kali to be specific to his needs is exactly why this feature is so important to us and we wanted to share his story more widely. Jacek’s live-build recipe was for a lightweight version…

September 5, 2018
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Privilege Escalation in Metasploitable 2 Machine

After a break of months, I finally urged myself to start writing information security blogs again. Hope, I do my best to deliver a valuable information to my readers. This time I’d be starting with writing walkthroughs and privilege escalation of vulnerable machines / capture the flag (CTF). I picked Metasploitable virtual machine i.e. an …

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August 21, 2018
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Kali Linux 2018.3 Release

Another edition of Hacker Summer Camp has come and gone. We had a great time meeting our users, new and old, particularly at our Black Hat and DEF CON Dojos, which were led by our great friend @ihackstuff and the rest of the Offensive Security crew. Now that everyone is back home, it’s time for our third Kali release of 2018, which is available for immediate download. Kali 2018.3 brings…

August 21, 2018
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