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Parrot Security OS 3.1 released with Linux kernel 4.6 and PHP 7 support

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Parrot Security OS

To deliver an advanced experience to security professionals and ethical hackers around the world, Parrot Developers has released Parrot Security OS 3.1. The new Debian-based operating system works on Linux kernel 4.6 and comes preloaded with PHP 7 support.

As a successor to Parrot Security OS 3.0 that was released a month back, Parrot Security OS 3.1 brings the new Linux kernel. The group behind the Linux distribution has also added QTCreator 4.0.2 and QT framework 5.6.1 to ease the white hat hackers. Likewise, there is support for GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 4.8.5, 4.9.3, 5.4.0 and 6.1.1 as well as CLANG 3.6-33 and 3.8-2.

To improve user experience, the new Parrot Security OS version has switched from MySQL to the MariaDB database engine. There are some stability improvements and bug fixes to upgrade the overall platform for security assessments and penetration testing.

Apart from the major system-wide changes, the updated Parrot Security OS has some tweaks on the interface front. There is an updated Parrot core and menu in addition to some new tools. Drivers support on the platform has also been uplifted to let hackers use new their hardware with the operating system. Besides, the platform comes with new zuluCrypt and AnonSurf modules and includes Tor Browser launcher.

You can download Parrot Security OS 3.1 on your system directly from the official Parrot Developers website.