The BackBox Linux has announced the release of BackBox Linux 6. It is a major release of Ubuntu based GNU/Linux distribution that is specially crafted for security assesments and penetration testing.

The BackBox 6 comes with Linux Kernel 4.18 which provides better hardware compatibility and updated packages & tools. This release is compatible with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release.

The main highlights in this release are,

  • Linux Kernel 4.18
  • Updated and restructured desktop environment
  • Updated penetration testing tools.
  • Updated ISO with both BIOS and UEFI support.

The official release announcement for BackBox Linux 6 is available in project’s blog.

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