May : 2011 : BackTrack Linux – Penetration Testing Distribution



BackTrack 5 – Bugtracker Updates and News

Today, we launch the first ever public BugTracker for BackTrack, bringing the concept of “community support” to a whole new level. Users in the community will be able to register and submit tickets for bug reports, new tools, feature requests or tool upgrades. We believe this new system of bug reporting will benefit BackTrack greatly, bringing along with it more prompt updates to newly found issues.

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BackTrack 5 – Are you Infected yet?

In case you haven’t heard, BackTrack 5 was released just a mere 54 hours ago. So far the ride has been intense. With over 112,000 downloads (yes that averages about 34 copies of BackTrack per MINUTE) we are ecstatic to hear all the feedback on BackTrack.
In the next few days we will be eliminating bugs which have been posted in the forums. If you find a bug, please jump over to the BackTrack Linux Forums and report it (Read more…)

BackTrack 5 Release

The BackTrack Dev team has worked furiously in the past months on BackTrack 5, code name “revolution”. Today, we are proud to release our work to the public, and then rest for a couple of weeks.

This new revision has been built from scratch, and boasts several major improvements over all our previous releases.
BackTrack 5 released

Based on Ubuntu Lucid LTS. Kernel 2.6.38, patched with all relevant wireless injection patches. Fully open source and GPL compliant. (Read more…)

BackTrack 5 Release in 5 days

For all those who haven’t heard, BackTrack 5 will be released in 5 days. So far, we are on schedule and the whole team is excited by the release. The 10th will be a hectic day for us, so we thought we’d start putting out some information about BackTrack 5 ahead of time – to reduce our load on the release day.

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