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BlackArch Linux adds 50 new ethical hacking tools

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BlackArch Linux OS has announced new ISO that includes 50 new tools for ethical hacking. With the latest development, the Linux distribution now comes with over 1700 ethical hacking and penetration testing tools pre-installed.

The BlackArch Linux 2017-03-01 release is based on Linux kernel 4.9.11. The latest ISO brings the fresh range of tools that eases penetration testing and ethical hacking. Additionally, the distribution has a new installer v 0.3.3 and some in-house built BlackArch.

BlackArch Linux’s team has also improved dependencies and installation scripts in the latest build.

Notably, while Arch Linux has stopped supporting 32-bit machines, the latest build by BlackArch Linux offers both 32-bit and 64-bit ISOs. BlackArch Linux also has a 64-bit OVA image that can be used in VirtualBox, QEMU and VMware virtualisation software.

You can download the BlackArch Linux 2017-03-01 build from its official website. Existing users simply need to get the latest update on their system by running “sudo pacman -Syu” command in the terminal or virtual console.