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BackBox Linux 4.5 released!

Tue, 01/26/2016 - 18:52

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.5!

In this release we have some special new features included to keep BackBox up to date with last developments in security world. Tools such as OpenVAS and Automotive Analysis will make a big difference. BackBox 4.5 comes also with Kernel 4.2.

The ISO images (32bit & 64bit) can be downloaded from the following location:

http://www.backbox.org/downloads

What's new

  • Preinstalled Linux Kernel 4.2
  • System improvements
  • Upstream components
  • Bug corrections
  • Performance boost
  • Improved Anonymous mode
  • Predisposition to BackBox Cloud platform
  • New and updated hacking tools: wpscan, knockpy, nmap, zaproxy, set, guymanager, sqlmap, apktool, hashcat, can-utils, binwalk, openvas, phishing-frenzy, etc.

System requirements

  • 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 512 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 6 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • DVD-ROM drive or USB port (2 GB)

Upgrade instructions

To upgrade from a previous version (BackBox 4.x) follow these instructions:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get install -f

# For amd64
sudo apt-get install apt-get install linux-headers-generic-lts-wily linux-image-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-image-generic-lts-wily

# For i386
sudo apt-get install apt-get install linux-headers-generic-lts-wily linux-image-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-generic-lts-wily linux-signed-image-generic-lts-wily

sudo apt-get purge ri1.9.1 ruby1.9.1 ruby1.9.3 bundler
sudo gem cleanup
sudo rm -rf /var/lib/gems/1.*
sudo apt-get install backbox-default-settings backbox-desktop backbox-menu backbox-tools --reinstall
sudo apt-get install beef-project metasploit-framework whatweb wpscan setoolkit --reinstall
sudo apt-get autoremove --purge
sudo apt-get install openvas sqlite3
sudo openvas-launch sync
sudo openvas-launch start
sudo update-rc.d apache2 disable
sudo update-rc.d polipo disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-gsa disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-manager disable
sudo update-rc.d openvas-scanner disable