BackBox is a free Linux Operating System based on the most popular Linux distribution, Ubuntu. BackBox provides penetration testing, incident response, computer forensics, and intelligence gathering tools. The latest Release 4.1 includes many interesting changes.
BackBox is an Open Source and free project and the release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.13, EFI mode, Anonymous mode, LVM + Disk encryption installer, privacy additions, and armhf Debian packages. The distribution also includes a large number of applications in the repository including LibreOffice office suite and many more.
- Preinstalled Linux Kernel 3.13
- New Ubuntu 14.04.1 base
- Installer with LVM and Full Disk Encryption options
- Handy Thunar custom actions
- RAM wipe at shutdown/reboot
- System improvements
- Upstream components
- Bug corrections
- Performance boost
- Improved Anonymous mode
- Predisposition to ARM architecture (armhf Debian packages)
- Predisposition to BackBox Cloud platform
- New and updated hacking tools
The simple Ubuntu like boot screen allows trying BackBox without installing it.
BackBox 4.1 is available for 32-bit and 63-bit systems. A Live DVD ISO image can be downloaded from the official website. They have set the donation to 5 but if you don’t will donate then set 5 to 0 and click donate. You can also download through torrent client by downloading .torrent file.