10 Top OS for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing by Sourodip Biswas


In today’s digital world, a lot of cyber-attacks happen every day that could have been avoided if the back doors and weaknesses in the system were patched up. In order to discover such back doors, ethical hackers and pentesters use various operating systems. Here, we have a list of the 10 top OS’s that are used by professionals.  Top 10 Operating Systems for Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing 1. Kali Linux The first name on our list is Kali Linux, which was first launched on 5th February 2006. It is funded and maintained by Offensive Security, a provider of world-class penetration testing and information security training services. This OS is based on Debian and comes preinstalled with more than 600 pen-testing tools. Not only are these tools resourceful and versatile, but they are also updated regularly.  These tools are available for various platforms like VMware and ARM while the entire....

May 5, 2020
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