Offensive Security announced today the general availability of the Kali Linux 2019.1, the first update of the popular ethical hacking and penetration testing operating system in 2019.
Kali Linux 2019.1 kicks off the new year in style for fans of the penetration testing GNU/Linux distribution, which is based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system, as it’s the first release to ship with the latest, greatest, and widely used Metasploit 5.0 penetration testing framework.
Metasploit 5.0 is a major update that introduces numerous new features and improvements to the penetration testing framework, among which we can mention a new search engine, new evasion modules, integrated web services, support for writing shellcode in C, as well as a new json-rpc daemon.
“The big marquee update of this release is the update of Metasploit to version 5.0, which is their first major release since version 4.0 came out in 2011,” reads today’s read more)
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