BlackArch Linux already has more than 2000 tools for ethical hacking

BlackArch Linux

The Linux distribution focused on penetration testing and ethical hacking BlackArch Linux already has more than 2000 tools in its repositories, as announced by the project developers.

Used by thousands of hackers and security experts around the world, BlackArch Linux is one of the top distributions regarding security tasks and ethical hacking refers. It has its own software repository with thousands of tools.

This system is based on Arch Linux and follows a rolling release model, where users install once and receive updates forever.

BlackArch Linux surpasses 2000 ethical hacking tools

Earlier this month, the developer team behind BlackArch Linux announced on Twitter that the main repository reached 2000 tools for penetration testing and ethical hacking, a goal that was achieved thanks to the recent addition of more than 20 tools.

A distribution with more than 2000 security testing tools looks good for any security expert or aspiring hacker, if you want to use such a distribution, we recommend that you give it a try.

You can download the ISO of BlackArch Linux from the official page, if you already have the distribution installed do not forget to update to the latest version, you can do it with the command "pacman -Syyu –needed blackarch –overwrite = '*'"


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  1.   MOL said

    How sad to have to use the term "ethical hacking" because the RAE got it into their head to admit the wrong term hacker!

  2.   Deuz said

    If it makes you sad, don't use it, or better yet, show your creativity and define the activity with a new and correct term according to your appreciation of the correct use of the Spanish language.

  3.   Bruno said

    Sad is that you have anchored the term "hacker" as a synonym for bad lake.