Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Kali Linux 2017.2 Released

 Kali Linux 2017.2
After 5 months, Kali Linux announces the release of Kali Linux 2017.2. This is a roll-up of all the updates and fixes of its predecessor. From its Debian flavor, Kali Linux 2017.2 has been added with dozens of new tools. Now you have to type "apt install" instead of "apt-get install" command. Few of the new and updated tools that are introduced in Kali Linux 2017.2 are mentioned below:

hurl – a useful little hexadecimal and URL encoder/decoder
phishery – phishery lets you inject SSL-enabled basic auth phishing URLs into a .docx Word document
ssh-audit – an SSH server auditor that checks for encryption types, banners, compression, and more
apt2 – an Automated Penetration Testing Toolkit that runs its own scans or imports results from various scanners, and takes action on them
bloodhound – uses graph theory to reveal the hidden or unintended relationships within Active Directory
crackmapexec – a post-exploitation tool to help automate the assessment of large Active Directory networks
dbeaver – powerful GUI database manager that supports the most popular databases, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLite, and many more
brutespray – automatically attempts default credentials on discovered services