BackBox – What is it and how do I update it?

BackBox is more than an operating system, it is a Free Open Source Community Project with the aim to promote the culture of security in IT environment and give its contribute to make it better and safer.

BackBox Linux is a penetration testing and security assessment oriented Linux distribution providing a network and systems analysis toolkit. It includes some of the most commonly known/used security and analysis tools, aiming for a wide spread of goals, ranging from web application analysis to network analysis, stress tests, sniffing, vulnerability assessment, computer forensic analysis, automotive and exploitation. It has been built on Ubuntu core system yet fully customized, designed to be one of the best Penetration testing and security distribution and more.  How do I get it? You can get it here.  Does it co-exist with Windows 10?  Yes, if you install it, it will detect your Windows Version and make a DUAL boot system that allows you to select BackBox or Windows., in partnership with the most innovative cybersecurity companies, offers a range of Penetration Testing services to simulate an attack on your network or application.

OK, how do i update it?  Go to the menu, System,  Software Updater.  Enter your password when prompted.



About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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