Kali Linux is an advanced penetration testing Linux distribution used for penetration testing, ethical hacking and network security assessments. Official images hosted by us for faster downloads. Learn what's new on this latest version. Click here if the download does not begin automatically.
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Why is Kali Linux popular among hackers?Kali is a popular distro among the security community due to its design. It incorporates tools oriented towards penetration testing, security research, computer forensics and reverse engineering. It became mainstream popular thanks to the TV Series Mr. Robot.
How many tools does Kali Linux include?
Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite and OWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners). Read more.
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