Kali Linux 2022.4 arrives with Linux 5.6 and support for the PinePhone, among other news

Kali Linux 2022.4

During the past August, Offensive Security He launched the third version of 2022 of its operating system, and among its news it told us about one that had nothing to do with the operating system itself. They started their community on Discord, a social network they weren't on until then. A few hours ago, the company made the launch of KaliLinux 2022.4, and now we can find it in more social networks.

One of the services where they have gone or where they have created a profile should not be a surprise. Since Elon Musk bought Twitter, rumors have been circulating that there may be problems in the famous microblogging network, which is why many projects have created an account and/or a server on the "elephant" network, more specifically Mastodon (here your profile). On the other hand, they have taken advantage of the inertia and are also on Instagram (here your profile).

Highlights of Kali Linux 2022.4

  • Improvements in GNOME and KDE. GNOME is now at v43, and Plasma is at v5.26.
  • Kali Linux has been added to Microsoft Azure, and this time to stay.
  • New image for QEMU, which is added to the rest of the pre-generated images.
  • They have created a pack of logos for the press.
  • NetHunter support for PinePhone Pro and PinePhone.
  • The Kali dragon logo is now in nerd-fonts (f327 aka nf-linux-kali_linux).
  • RSS feed for torrents, kali.org/torrents.xml.
  • New tools:
    • bloodhound.py: a Python-based ingestor for BloodHound.
    • certificate: A tool for Active Directory Certificate enumeration and abuse.
    • hak5-wifi-coconut: a user-space driver for WiFi NICs and Hak5 WiFi Coconut.
    • ldapdomaindump: Dump of information from Active Directory via LDAP.
    • peass-ng: Privilege escalation tool for Windows and Linux/Unix and macOS.
    • rizin-cutter: reverse engineered platform powered by rizin.
    • Updated existing tools.
  • Kali Liux now appears as an option in the Raspberry Pi Imager, the official Raspberry Pi system installer for your board.

The new images are now available at this link.

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