BlackArch Linux Updated, Now Ships With 1200+ Tools
Written by Michael Larabel in Arch Linux on 30 March 2015 at 09:11 AM EDT. Add A Comment
ARCH LINUX --
BlackArch v2015.03.29 has been released for those interested in this flavor of Arch Linux.

BlackArch continues to be focused as a Linux distribution focused on penetration testing and it includes 1,200 different tests for carrying out security tests, etc.

This new BlackArch Linux release has more than 1,200 tools for x86/x86_64 and more than 1,000 that work for ARMv6/ARMv7. The tool count is 150 more than the project's previous release. There's also lots of bug-fixes, various settings updates, an updated installation script, updated entries for Fluxbox/Awesome/OpenBox, etc.

Those interested in this Arch-based Linux penetration testing distribution can learn more about the new release at BlackArch.org.
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