Wednesday 15 February 2017

Best 5 Operating Systems Hackers Use

Today I be talking about these operating systems. I have created a list in which I be talking about the features of these operating systems. These operating systems are listed on the basis of features, forum support and popularity among users.

Kali Linux

  • Kali Linux is most popular among ethical hackers and penetration testers. 
  • Few years back it was known as Backtrack.
  • Kali is debian based operating system and it comes with 600+ tools. 
  • Kali Linux has a strong user base.
  • Kali Linux is an open source project that is maintained and funded by Offensive Security.
  • It has strong community support like Kali Forums and Blog.
Download Kali From here.


  • BackBox is pentesting operating system based on Ubuntu.
  • It contains about 70+ tools.
  • Software repos of this operating systems are regularly updated.
  • It is very stable and has a nice user interface.
Download BackBox from here.

Parrot OS

  • Parrot is a Security GNU/Linux distribution designed with cloud pentesting and IoT security in mind.
  • Parrot Security includes a full arsenal of security oriented tools to perform penetration tests.
  • Parrot includes by default TOR, I2P, anonsurf and some other tools for anonymity.
  • Parrot Security OS is developed by Frozenbox’s team
Download Parrot OS from here


  • Bugtraq is Pentesting and Forensics GNU/Linux Distribution for ethical hackers.
  • It contains more than 500 Ethical Security Hacking tools installed and configured.
  • Bugtraq team also have some other projects like Bugtroid and Black Widow.
  • It is very optimized and stable.
Download Bugtraq from here

BlackArch Linux 

  • BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers.
  • It has about 1500 tools installed and configured.
  • BlackArch has a very nice user interface.
  • BlackArch is a new OS so it have some bugs but that can be resolved easily.
Download BlackArch Linux from here.