BackTrack 5 R2 Linux Officially Released

This is the second stable release of BackTrack 5 Linux

By on March 2nd, 2012 07:33 GMT

Offensive Security, the developers of the ever popular BackTrack Linux, have just announced a few hours ago, March 1st, the immediate availability for download for the BackTrack 5 R2 release.

Being in the works for a few months, the second release of BackTrack 5 Linux brings many updated packages, bug fixes, and general improvements.

Powered by Linux kernel 3.2.6, which includes the best wireless support available, BackTrack 5 R2 also incorporates over 40 new utilities (see the entire list below).

Tools like Metasploit 4.2.0 Community Edition, BeEF 0.4.3.2 and Social Engineer Toolkit 3.0 are also included in BackTrack 5 R2.

This are the new tools included in BackTrack 5 R2: arduino, bluelog, bt-audit, dirb, dnschef, dpscan, easy-creds, extundelete, findmyhash, golismero, goofile, hashcat-gui, hash-identifier, hexorbase, horst, hotpatch, joomscan, killerbee, libhijack, magictree, nipper-ng, patator, pipal, pyrit, reaver, rebind, rec-studio, redfang, se-toolkit, sqlsus, sslyze, sucrack, thc-ssl-dos, tlssled, uniscan, vega, watobo, wcex, wol-e, and xspy.

Download the BackTrack 5 R2
Linux operating system right now from Softpedia.

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