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Kali Linux 2017.2 OS comes with new security tools

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Kali Linux 2017.2

Offensive Security has announced the release of its distro Kali Linux 2017.2. The latest version includes a list of new security packages.

You can find Hurl URL, hexadecimal encoder, decoder, DBeaver universal SQL client, apr2 automated penetration testing toolkit and Phishpery tool for injecting SSL-enabled auth phishing URLs in a word document. The new ISO also brings an SSH server auditor tool for checking encryption compression, types and banners.

In addition to the basic solutions, Kali Linux has added penetration testing and hacking tools like Burp Suite, Jd-Gui, Edb debugger, Dnsenum WATOBO and WPScan.

The development team behind Kali Linux is set to improve the overall integration of its packages. The developers are also making small tweaks to the programs that are written by third-party developers. These tweaks are made to ensure optimum security and performance of the distro.

“Beyond the new and updated packages in this release, we have also been working towards improving the overall integration of packages in Kali Linux. One area, in particular, is in program usage examples,” the Kali Linux team writes in a blog post.

Kali Linux has published the ISO images of for 64-bit, 32-bit PC, ARM devices and virtual machines. The new images include all the updates pushed through official channels since the last release (2017.1).